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    Dietary intake of magnesium may reduce risk of stroke (http://1.usa.gov/PrHMAF). Potassium also seems protective against strokes. What are the best food sources of potassium? (Hint: not bananas!)

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    Increasing the intake of potassium-rich foods is associated with a significantly lower stroke risk.

    Mitzie BrownGreens, beans and dates!20 hours ago

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    Travis J SilberstorfAvocado. Coconut water. Beans19 hours ago

    Lisa VincentiMy understanding is that we can absorb magnesium very well through skin (like through a salty bath), sometimes even more easily than digestion. Anyone able to expertly speak more about that? Thanks.20 hours ago

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    Nick MontecalvoTransdermal intake through topical application has a higher absorption rate and is cheaper3 hours ago

    Vicky VargàTomatoes!6 hours ago

    Linda Varley-EnglandJust as well I like greens, beans and dates then.10 hours ago

    Roman LiufaThank you for advice Doc!12 hours ago

    Chris FisherAvocado!18 hours ago

    Victoria InnesPotatoes are up there18 hours ago

    Edie Buehler FavaRaisins!!!😛18 hours ago

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    Omar SmartMoringa Oleifera perhaps ;)19 hours ago

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    Kathleen LisleOranges have more potassium than bananas do.20 hours ago

    Magda JaniczekDried apricots20 hours ago

    Magda JaniczekMelons20 hours ago

    Julie SaxRuss W Crapella please watch this 2-minute video! :)20 hours ago

    Ava SlawinskaOk but how much can we get from the diet nowadays?20 hours ago

    Marcella KerbeinCoconut water?20 hours ago

    Adam CatfordWhite beans14 hours ago

    Russ W CrapellaThanks Julie Sax I will20 hours ago