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List of High Potassium Foods by OatmealBowl Posted Mon 29 Apr 2013 12:59am DOES A BODY GOOD Potassium helps your muscles and nerves work properly, helps your body to maintain the electrolytes and acid-base balance in your body and helps to lower your risk of high blood pressure. Potassium aids in the storage of carbohydrates for use by muscles as fuel. Athletes tend to lose potassium through swea ... Read on »
Foods Rich in Potassium Can Reduce Leg Cramps by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am Sometimes people can develop leg cramps from medications. This is an undesired adverse drug reaction. This is usually from a low potassium level in the blood and muscles. Really the only allergy or asthma medications that cause leg cramps are corticosteroids. These doses are high when inhaled ( Advair 500/50, Symbicort 160/4.5) or by mouth ( pred ... Read on »
Great resource for dialysis patients - Sodium and Potassium values in Indian foods! by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Jul 2011 2:30am Potassium is a huge problem for dialysis patients! Almost anything that tastes good has Potassium! Mangoes, bananas, coconut, chikoos! And all dialysis patients know that they have to avoid anything containing high Potassium. "You may die if your potassium goes too high!" "Your heart will stop working if your Potassium goes high!" "Avoid high ... Read on »
Beyond Bananas: High Potassium Foods by Kim Christensen Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 12:45pm Need potassium? How about some beet greens? I recently had a conversation with my brother about an unfortunate leg cramping incident he experienced while completing the physical agility test for the fire fighter position he is applying for. One factor he blamed was a lack of potassium, since he forgot his banana at home that morning.  Bum ... Read on »
Top #26 Best Ways 2 Beat Bloat~Banish Your Belly~ #18 "Eat Potassium Rich Food" by islandgurl Posted Thu 26 Jul 2012 6:15pm Top #26 Best Ways To Beat Bloat~Banish Your Belly.. #18 Eat potassium rich food  Fluid balance in your body is regulated by sodium and potassium levels. Potassium helps the kidneys excrete more sodium, while sodium causes the body retain water. Basically, potassium helps relieve bloating by reducing water retention. Fruits and vegetabl ... Read on »
Food Labels Often Missing Potassium Content by Medline Plus Posted Fri 01 Mar 2013 12:02pm Most packaged food labels don't list the amount of potassium the foods contain, according to a new study by New York City health workers. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Labeling , Potassium Read on »
Food That Contains Potassium Iodine by Ingrid .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 19 Mar 2011 2:21am “Hope for the best, but plan for the worst” The terrible devastation that hit Japan, the earthquake that triggered a tsunami and caused major destruction, including the breakdown of nuclear reactors. The threat of radiation exposure has many people greatly concerned and looking for a way to protect themselves and their family from possible ... Read on »
5 Foods To Maximize Your Muscle Power by Laura .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 11:29am It's common knowledge that the more muscle mass you have, the more calories your body can burn. But did you know that active muscles can help cut your risk of developing diabetes or osteoporosis? An article I read yesterday explains how the right kind of diet can keep your muscles strong and healthy. There is a strong connection between ... Read on »
Analysis of my marathon nutrition shows too much sodium, not enough potassium. Need to change the ratio to stop marathon cramps. by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 4:00am For the past six days, every morsel of food and drink that I have put in my mouth has been put in an online food diary, Calorie Count . This is not a ploy to lose weight. I’m just trying to see if I’m getting enough calories from carbohydrates and other nutrients such as sodium, iron, and potassium. The hope is that I can find somethi ... Read on »
Food for hypertension - low salt diet by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 19 Dec 2010 1:44pm It is well known that people wanting to lower their blood pressure should follow a low-salt (more accurately, low-sodium) diet regime. Here are some ways I have used successfully to keep my blood pressure in the 120/80 normal region 1. When not cooking myself and eating out and being unable to control the amount of salt or sodium in the food I ... Read on »