Archive for June, 2010

Papaya – Potassium Content And Recipes

Papaya – Potassium Content And Recipes

June 13, 2010 3 Comments

Papaya – The Queen of Tropical Fruits Papaya is as nutritious and exotic as it is rich in potassium. With 781 mg. of potassium to be had in one papaya, it will go a long way towards helping you recover from a potassium deficiency. In fact, the papaya is also noted for its many medicinal […]

Potassium Rich Strawberries – With Recipes

Potassium Rich Strawberries – With Recipes

June 11, 2010 1 Comment

Strawberries – the most romantic of all potassium rich foods. Strawberries are the most versatile among all fresh fruits. For every serving of about 8 medium strawberries, there’s about 170 mg. of potassium. This is not the highest potassium content, but certainly and easy and helpful supplement to any diet. In addition, strawberries provide powerful […]

Raisins – High Potassium Recipes

Raisins – High Potassium Recipes

June 10, 2010 1 Comment

Raisins And Health Benefits Raisins, along with many other dried fruits (especially apricots), are notably high in potassium. Raisins, in fact, used widely as natural medicine. Raisins elevate some of the benefits of grapes when they are dried, either in driers or in the sun, and become like little sweet gems. Constipation Raisins provide relief […]

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 […]

Boy Hospitalized for Low Potassium after Niacin “Prank”

Boy Hospitalized for Low Potassium after Niacin “Prank”

June 1, 2010 1 Comment

New York- A high school student’s crashing potassium levels landed him in the hospital for 6 days after drinking Mountain Dew laced with niacin as a prank.  Niacin, a B vitamin, commonly causes the face to flush – though it is usually harmless. However, Albany high school senior Jacob Spencer suffers from a rare kidney […]

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...