Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and... Read more
We eat them in pies, pick them for fun, carve them and paint them. Their illuminated faces light our porches every year. Cinderella even rode to the ball in one!
We have a thing for pumpkins, especially this time of year. But did you know that p... Read more
The infamous salad bar, available everywhere from work cafeterias to family restaurants, can round out a meal with a wholesome side dish, or be a meal all by itself. What could be more healthy and nutritious? Those vegetables and fruits can be loaded... Read more
At some point in your life, you have probably tried cantaloupe. Even if this is not your favorite fruit in the world, it has some amazing benefits that might just change your mind.
For starters, cantaloupe is an amazing source of Vitamin A and i... Read more
Medications can either be your best friend or a big nuisance when you suffer from heartburn. While antacids (Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids and Tums) provide immediate relief for acid reflux, there are several common medications you might take for other he... Read more
I have only been a member for a few weeks, so I am still getting familiar with using this marvellous site! One thing I struggle with, though, is getting enough protein, as I cannot consume dairy, and enough potassium. So I have started being very car... Read more
I'm feeling low - after routine blood work today, I got a call that my potassium level is very low and I need to take a supplement and get another "stick" on Monday. Blood draws are the worst thing for me - always get it from the hand. I hope that... Read more
Hi, All: Are we really supposed to have between 4,500 and 6,000 mg of Potassium each day? I'm consistently coming in with levels that are far below that. I've pulled a list of foods that contain Potassium, but I don't think that I can eat enough o... Read more
I just noticed that my Nutrition Tracker is showing Potassium twice, and they both say Potassium K, but they are different amounts suggested daily.
I went back to my "track a nutrient" and it says one is potassium and one Potassium K, but in m... Read more
I believe...potassium rich foods make you happy. Bananas always make me feel better....I also really enjoy lentils, raisins, and sweet potatoes! If you are feeling a little blue...your potassium might be low...so stay happy and eat potassium rich f... Read more
Men's Health Magazine and the authors of Eat This Not That recently released The Saltiest Foods in America 2009 list. They looked at many different categories of fast foods, comfort foods and snacks. What was the saltiest food in America for 2009?P.... Read more
Perhaps you have heard eating a banana or drinking a glass of orange juice or milk can help relieve the pain of leg cramps. Maybe you have read that a diet high in potassium can help reduce blood pressure or the risk of a kidney stone incident.
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