“Potatoes are said to offer more potassium than any other vegetable, and even more than bananas. Potassium assists in lowering your blood pressure, which is responsible for 13% of all deaths globally, one in every two strokes and two in every five heart attacks in South Africa. Potassium helps to relax blood vessels, which improves blood circulation and therefore lowers blood pressure and supports muscle health. It also plays a key role in sending electrical impulses to your heart, assisting in maintaining a healthy heart rhythm.”
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