It's ironic but true. Even though more than two thirds of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese and this percentage is on the rise, at the same time many of us are undernourished. The U…124 comments
For some reason, we like to think nutrient deficiencies don’t exist in Western countries. But food quantity and food quality rarely go together. Nutrient deficiency is a part of the high blood p…131 comments
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…274 comments
It may surprise you to learn that many prescription and over-the-counter medications contain hidden sodium, especially the drugs that dissolve in your mouth or are added to water. Because sodium-conta…159 comments
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…150 comments
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