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What Is Potassium Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Potassium.

Easy Ways to Cook Whole Grains

Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and...  Read more

Healthy Beverage Guidelines

Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an...  Read more

Spinach: Popeye's Favorite

Your mother always told you to eat your vegetables. We’ve all seen what Popeye can do given a little spinach. Well it’s all true! Vegetables are an imperative part of a healthy diet. Specifically, spinach has some amazing benefits. S...  Read more

6 Things Successful Dieters Have in Common

I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."   Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!   Permanent weight...  Read more

The Giving Tree: Add 23 Edible Plants to Your Garden

Most people would agree that trees are pretty terrific. They shade us from the sun, create a sense of privacy and, in some cases, bloom into beautiful spring blossoms. For kids (or the young at heart), a good tree can provide endless entertainment in...  Read more

I need a scale. How am I going to weigh in weekly?
Updated 8/21/2016 7:47:23 AM

I need a scale. How am I going to weigh in weekly? Ugh...  Read more

I also just started. I am 76 years old and would l
Updated 8/20/2016 9:52:55 PM

I also just started. I am 76 years old and would love to lose 100 lbs. Are there any old time members who could help me learn how to enter meals etc. I listed my breakfast and after lunch I listed lunch. It came up as breakfast and breakfast left...  Read more

Need to stop hitting the beer everytime I am pisse
Updated 8/21/2016 8:16:09 PM

Need to stop hitting the beer everytime I am pissed off. Which seems to be most of the time at the moment... any tips please help it's a real struggle, so easy then I eat crap and weigh what I lost..arrrrrrgg.😭😭😭😭😭...  Read more

I have been online all day and am hitting a wall i
Updated 8/20/2016 8:29:35 PM

I have been online all day and am hitting a wall if lost 15lbs but I need to set the next goal and never pushed to eat veggies. I'm not closed to it but I won't eat a salad other than making smoothies how can I do better...  Read more

Am I in a rut or is it just that it's that time of
Updated 8/20/2016 5:00:00 PM

Am I in a rut or is it just that it's that time of the month? I'm riding the struggle bus and I can't get off. Please send #positive vibes. I need to get my ass off my ass! Lol #motivation #help...  Read more

Should I Take A Potassium Supplement?

This is a great question that comes up all the time-----and with good reason, because potassium can be tricky. The short answer is no, you should not take potassium supplements unless your doctor prescribes them. Let me outline why below.To start w...  Read more

Getting more potassium in diet...

1 tablespoon of powdered parsley is very few calories but has about the same amount of potassium as a banana!I am looking for low calorie foods with potassium so share others with me, please....  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

High Potassium Foods for a Healthy Balance

Perhaps you have heard eating a banana or drinking a glass of orange juice or milk can help relieve the pain of leg cramps. Maybe you have read that a diet high in potassium can help reduce blood pressure or the risk of a kidney stone incident.If you...  Read more

Food on the Run: Top Eight Choices for the Sodium Conscious

Men's Health Magazine and the authors of Eat This Not That recently released The Saltiest Foods in America 2009 list. They looked at many different categories of fast foods, comfort foods and snacks. What was the saltiest food in America for 2009?P....  Read more

Potassium and Potassium Rich Foods and its importance of Thyroid function

Hello, I am adding this blog entry to remind myself (and to share with you all) some potassium rich foods, This is a very important nutrient namely because it is one that is easily met, but people rarely realize they aren't getting enough...I a...  Read more

Potassium Rich Foods & The Importance of Potassium (taken from

The Importance of Potassium: Potassium is a mineral salt (electrolyte) that is essential for maintaining the balance of pH levels in our body fluids. It plays an important role in regulating our blood pressure, bone mass, nervous system, muscle fun...  Read more