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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 […]

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 […]

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

September 6, 2010 7 Comments

If you want a girl, though, cut back on potassium rich foods, and instead load up on foods with calcium and magnesium. At least those are the conclusions of a study conducted at the University of Maastrich in Holland.  The study covered 172 women over a five-year period. All women were Western European, and all […]

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Potassium Rich Foods Lower Blood Pressure

Potassium Rich Foods Lower Blood Pressure

June 1, 2010 3 Comments

Recent studies, including those cited by Harvard University at St. George’s Medical School in London,  have shown that potassium rich foods are an  essential defense in helping to relieve high blood pressure. Potassium is an essential mineral that enables the body to maintain a healthy fluid and electrolyte balance, while also promoting optimal nerve and […]

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...