Potassium depletion as a risk factor for stroke

13 Aug 2002Steven R. Levine, MDl Bruce M. Coull, MD

A fourfold risk of death among thse with the lowest K+ intake vs those with the highest dieteray intake

Cohort Study
1 effect
3 years
9800 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Bananas Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Bananas

Stroke Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Stroke
Brain system

Moderate evidence