Archive for Potassium Rich Foods

Hummus is a Near Perfect Food

Hummus is a Near Perfect Food

April 7, 2012 No Comments

Hummus, made primarily from potassium rich garbanzo beans, is a near perfect health food. It is super easy to make, and loaded with protein, minerals such as magnesium and iron, and vitamins. It can be used as a dip or a spread, and can be flavored with herbs, cheeses as well as chili peppers and […]

White Bean Soup for a Potassium Food Special

White Bean Soup for a Potassium Food Special

August 20, 2011 No Comments

White beans are one of the easiest, tastiest and most filling ways to get a quick potassium recharge for your body. In fact, they are loaded with magnesium and other essential minerals and nutrients as well. See our white bean soup recipe for an easy way to enjoy this wonderful meal of good old comfort […]

Bitter Melon – Both a Medicine and a Food

Bitter Melon – Both a Medicine and a Food

August 10, 2011 3 Comments

Bitter melon is not for everyone. Also called goya or nigauri (Japanese), or just bitter gourd, it is – as you might have guessed – bitter. And bitter foods are an acquired taste. The counterpoint to this, though, is that bitter foods often have extraordinary medicinal and nutritional value. They make a nice counterpoint to […]

Sweet Potato Fries – Oven Baked

Sweet Potato Fries – Oven Baked

October 15, 2010 2 Comments

Sweet potatoes are not just potassium rich foods, though they contain a whopping 694mg in each potato. They also carry plenty of beta-carotene and vitamin A, and are low in calories. There are so many ways to make sweet potatoes, as a dessert or as a side dish. Many include additional sweeteners, even though the […]

Milk and Milk Substitutes

Milk and Milk Substitutes

July 19, 2010 No Comments

Milk is still as good as ever for your kids and you. According to the USDA, milk products are today a major source of shortfall nutrients for Americans, and those shortfall nutrients include magnesium, potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin D. In the U.S., only 36% of individuals 1 year and over have insufficient intakes of […]

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