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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 […]

Low Potassium Diet

Low Potassium Diet

February 24, 2012 1 Comment

A commenter on the potassium list just reminded me that there are many people with kidney problems who actually need a low potassium diet. Obviously, they would have to take the opposite approach of most visitors to this site, and see the top potassium rich foods as things to avoid eating. In other words, limit […]

Potassium Deficiency and You

Potassium Deficiency and You

May 20, 2010 No Comments

Potassium Deficiency – Who, Why and How? Potassium is a mineral that is made up of water electrolytes. Potassium rich foods are the best way to get more of this vital mineral in your system. Around 98% of the potassium inside your body is kept within the cells. Potassium – if not regulated properly within […]

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...