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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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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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Potassium, Ions, Electrolytes and Sodium

Potassium, Ions, Electrolytes and Sodium

May 21, 2010 No Comments

Potassium is closely linked with electrolytes and sodium, and is an ion itself (as in ionized water). One of the problems with many potassium sources is that they are also high in sodium. Both potassium and sodium are also electrolytes. And electrolytes, as you know, are vital to our system. What are electrolytes? Electrolytes are […]

Bananas and Potassium

Bananas and Potassium

May 20, 2010 No Comments

Banana As A Good Source Of Potassium Plus Other Benefits Bananas are known not only as a great diet food – but also as a good alternative source of essential nutrients our bodies need. Also, bananas have other health benefits. Below are a few of the common benefits: Source Of Essential Vitamins And Minerals Bananas […]

What is Potassium?

What is Potassium?

May 19, 2010 No Comments

Why Is Potassium Good For You? Potassium comes in the form of a water-soluble dietary mineral. This element can be abundantly found in our daily diets. People, who regularly eat potassium rich foods have healthier conditions. Potassium should be normally taken with vitamin B6 and the intake must be twice as much as sodium. However, […]

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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...