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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 »
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 »
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 »
Potassium-rich foods cut str ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 08 Sep 2014 3:11pm Potassium-rich foods cut stroke, death risks among older women Postmenopausal women who eat foods higher in potassium are less likely to have strokes and die than women who eat less potassium-rich foods, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.08 sept 2014--"Previous studies have shown that potassium consump ... 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 »
Potassium-rich Foods and Stroke Risk by Medline Plus Posted Fri 05 Sep 2014 2:04pm Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Potassium , Stroke , Women's Health Read on »
Potassium-Rich Foods Cut Stroke, Death Risks among Older Women by Medline Plus Posted Fri 05 Sep 2014 7:13pm Source: American Heart Association Related MedlinePlus Pages: Potassium , Stroke , Women's Health 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 »
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 »