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Normal Potassium Levels

Normal Potassium Levels

March 11, 2015 No Comments

Quite likely, if you are getting regular and thorough check-ups from your doctor, he or she has been tracking the levels of potassium in your blood. Normal levels of potassium are essential to the functioning of the body, including the nerves, muscles and your heart. Potassium levels are routinely checked when doctors are investigating any […]

Those Mysterious Jerusalem Artichokes

Those Mysterious Jerusalem Artichokes

April 22, 2014 No Comments

  Potassium rich Jerusalem artichokes are a mystery to most of us. They are not artichokes, and have nothing to do with Jerusalem. They are native to North America, in fact, and are the roots of a plant in the daisy family related to the sunflower. Native Americans were the first to harvest them. While sunflower […]

Avoid Licorice if You Are Low in Potassium

October 26, 2013 No Comments

We love licorice here. Yet, while it has many health benefits of its own, it can be dangerous to those with low potassium problems. The FDA and other health agencies have advised that the regular eating of licorice can cause problems for certain people. One of those problems is that it can cause potassium levels […]

Potassium Benefits
Halibut, the Potassium Super Fish

Halibut, the Potassium Super Fish

October 7, 2013 No Comments

So much to say about halibut. It makes the top of the list for seafoods that are rich in both potassium and magnesium. It is low calorie and readily available. This is a mild fish that is readily complemented by your favorite sauces or cheeses. The halibut recipe ideas page will get you started on […]

Sardines

Sardines

March 6, 2013 No Comments

Sardines a couple times a week can be one of the biggest diet improvements you can make. Find out why sardines are good for you (and good for the environment). A couple ideas for recipes can be found on our sardine salad recipe page. As simple as the sardine sushi pictured here, if you want.

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Normal Potassium Levels

Quite likely, if you are getting regular and thorough check-ups from your doctor, he or she has been tracking...

Avoid Licorice if You Are Low in Potassium

We love licorice here. Yet, while it has many health benefits of its own, it can be dangerous to...

If You Want a Boy, Load Up on Potassium Rich Foods

If you want a girl, though, cut back on potassium rich foods, and instead load up on foods with...

Potassium Rich Foods Lower Blood Pressure

Recent studies, including those cited by Harvard University at St. George’s Medical School in London,  have shown that potassium...