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Good Sources of Potassium for Your Diet

Good Sources of Potassium for Your Diet

Only about 2% of Americans reach the goal of 4,700 mg of potassium a day. Most American diets are deficient in vegetables and fruits that are good sources of potassium yet they over-do the sodium. It’s a combination leaving millions with high blood pressure and...
How to Eat Less Sodium

How to Eat Less Sodium

A recent CDC (Centers for Disease Control) study found about 90% of Americans eat roughly 1.5 times more sodium than recommended. According to new dietary guidelines issued by the federal government, sodium levels should less than 2,300 mg per day instead of the 3,400...
New Dietary Guidelines and Your Heart

New Dietary Guidelines and Your Heart

e Approximately 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure in the U.S. and about 7 out of 10 people who have a heart attack also has high blood pressure. The cause is usually bad eating and poor exercise habits, coupled with high stress. And to help Americans avoid heart...
Why Am I Out of Breath?

Why Am I Out of Breath?

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Wow, why am I out of breath after one flight of stairs?” Or possibly laid down to sleep and felt it was difficult to breathe–only catching short, shallow breaths? Shortness of breath is the third most common type of emergency...