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Warning Signs You Have a Potassium Deficiency (+ Best Sources of Potassium)

Without adequate potassium in your diet, your body cannot preserve the health of your blood, heart, muscles, nerves, skin or kidneys. Potassium is one of the essential minerals that helps to regula…

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Are You Getting Enough of the Heart-Health Mineral?

Before you pop that calcium supplement you might want to consider the importance of its partner mineral, magnesium.† Excessive amounts of one mineral can decrease absorption of another.† Thatís import…

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If you want to lose weight get off wheat and cow dairy. When I removed these from my diet I lost 6 p…