Archive for September, 2010

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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Organic Strawberries Have Less Potassium

September 2, 2010 No Comments

It not so expected news, the LA Times has reported that organic strawberries actually may have a lower potassium content than non-organic. This goes against many studies that have shown organic varieties to be more nutritious across the board. While this study, conducted by a team of “ecologists, food chemists, soil scientists and other experts” […]

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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...