50 Foods Low In Potassium
Nov22

50 Foods Low In Potassium

If you have high blood pressure or diabetes, you have probably seen the federal guidelines for sodium but perhaps not for potassium. The current recommendation from the Institutes of Medicine is 4700 mg per day for people over age 14 with normal kidney function. Most dietitians will tell you that potassium is a critical mineral for proper functioning of some cells in the body such as muscles and nerves. The good news is that potassium...

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Healthy Thanksgiving Foods: 5 Items To Be Thankful For
Nov20

Healthy Thanksgiving Foods: 5 Items To Be Thankful For

By the Registered Dietitians at 2 Your Health Do you have specific concerns such as renal function, diabetes, or cardiovascular disease to manage this holiday season? When addressing kidney health it is important to monitor sodium, potassium, and phosphorous intake, eliminate unnecessary additives or preservatives, and control portion sizes. Whether you are addressing a health condition or trying to cut back on calories, the tips...

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