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Potassium May Reduce Stroke Risk

May 12, 2011 No Comments

Once again, a study has indicated that more potassium rich foods in the diet may reduce the chance of a stroke. The latest study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, focused on the effects of calcium, potassium and magnesium, particularly in women. The study, headed by Dr. Susanna C. Larsson, of the Division of […]

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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 […]

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 […]

What Foods Are Rich in Potassium?

What Foods Are Rich in Potassium?

May 21, 2010 1 Comment

Easy Ways To Include Potassium Rich Foods In Your Diet To jump-start your day, have a bowl of potassium rich foods for breakfast. This is rather easy – eat cereals that are good sources of potassium. Wheat bran, wheat germ and bran flakes are good options. However stay away from sugary cereals and stick with […]

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...