Do I need to get more potassium, magnesium, and calcium?

By: Elizabeth Scherer

Some research has shown that low levels of potassium, magnesium, and calcium may contribute to high blood pressure. Rather than recommending supplements, most heart experts advise that you eat at least 4 servings of fruit, 4 servings of vegetables, and 3 servings of low-fat dairy products every day. This way you will be sure that you get enough of these important minerals.


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