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  • Potatoes and Potassium: The Next Hot Nutrient

    Concern over the national “potassium deficit” is growing, as research continues to show that very few of us get enough of this vital nutrient––a mineral that plays a key role in reducing the risk of high blood pressure and stroke. Ninety-seven percent of us do not have an adequate intake of potassium, a fact that led Purdue University nutrition researcher Berdine Martin to predict that potassium may become the next “hot” nutrient. Read more.