The dietary sodium-to-potassium ratio is shown to be more strongly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD-related mortality than either sodium or potassium intake alone. The aim was to estimate the sodium-to-potassium ratio in the diet of US adults.
Institution: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Principal Investigator: Alanna Moshfegh, MS, RD
Amount Awarded: $60,000
Year Awarded: 2014
Learn more about the IAFNS Sodium Committee.