START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: potassium

Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

170 comments

9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

Over the last few decades, there has been a mountain of research on the healing powers of individual compounds in foods, such as lycopene, vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Yet, scientists are no…

520 comments

Are You Getting Enough Potassium?

What is potassium and what does it do for you? Potassium is an essential mineral found in every cell in the body. It has a strong relationship with sodium, calcium, and magnesium. Maintai…

111 comments

9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, there are many other reasons to love these yummy vegetables.  Here are 9: 1.  They are high in vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 hel…

136 comments

Black Death? Why You Should Take It Easy On That Licorice

From the “Sucks to be over 40 file”: Halloween is upon us, and this means several things for parents. Besides last minutes costume adjustments for demanding children it also means attempting to ste…

70 comments

Fabulous Garlicky Basil Dressing

About Garlicky Basil Dressing by Andrea D'Amore, Editor of Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com This recipe gives me a chance to reiterate a point I was trying to make to some friends the other…

74 comments

The Truth About Salt

Insidious health threat, or innocent flavor enhancer? Take a closer look at the planet's tastiest mineral By Maria Masters, Men's Health America has declared war on salt. The nutrition militia…

285 comments

Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

With many people lacking health and its insurance we can remember ancient folk wisdom that served our ancestors! Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, used apple cider vinegar as an internal cle…

71 comments

Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon

Some foods are fun to eat, and watermelon is definitely one of them.  That triangular wedge of bright red/white/green, sweet juiciness forbids us to take life too seriously and shouts, "SUMMER!!!" As …

273 comments

Nettles for Vitality

The leaves and stems of stinging nettles are rich in iron, potassium, manganese, calcium, iodine, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and the B-complex vitamins, and have long been used in northern climes to im…

104 comments

meet our writers

Joe B.

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Beautiful kitties, thanks for this sweet video.

Will try and eat them more often.

We have almost all LED lights. They give off a much nicer light and don't contain toxic mercury like…

The way I look at it, those who have failed in a relationship have learned what is important. They …