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The Right Way to Take Blood Pressure and Avoid a Misdiagnosis
4/1/20
It is estimated that 30 percent of patients diagnosed as hypertensive have normal blood pressure. This means that an awful lot of people are taking meds they don’t need. It is really important to get an accurate reading. This article will tell you how.

How to Get the Most Accurate BP Reading

To get the most accurate reading at your next blood pressure screening, follow these tips:

· Do not exercise or eat for 30 minutes before having your blood pressure taken. (Even a cup of coffee can affect readings for several hours after you drink it.)


· Rest at least five minutes beforehand. You should feel comfortable and relaxed in your surroundings.


· Have your reading taken in the morning because biological rhythms naturally influence pressures to be higher in the afternoons and evenings.


· Remove tight clothing from the waist up. Just rolling up your shirtsleeve can act like a tourniquet and cause false readings.


· Ask that your blood pressure include readings taken while you are lying, sitting, and standing. Readings often skyrocket as you change positions, which may signal weak adrenal glands—not high blood pressure.


· Be certain your elbow is at the same level as your heart. Every doctor and nurse is taught this, but very few check it. An elbow that is even a couple of inches below the heart can make the reading as much as 17 points higher than it should be. There's no telling how many people have "low elbow" instead of high blood pressure!


· Have your blood pressure taken three times with at least a one-minute rest between each one.


· Ask if an ambulatory monitoring machine is available. These machines use either an automatic inflatable cuff or small sensor that records blood pressure inside an artery every 15 minutes over a 24-hour period. This eliminates the 20- to 30-mm Hg jump in pressure that often occurs when a patient is in a doctor's office waiting for a blood pressure reading (called "white coat hypertension"). I would encourage any client to request this prior to going on medication to be sure they have hypertension.

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Decrease Mortality in Just a Few Steps
2/21/20
Decrease Mortality In Just A Few Steps by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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More People Are Turning to Alternative Medicine
2/1/20
For some time Americans have been supporting alternative medicine in the United States. Almost 40% of adults are participating in treatments like: nutritional therapy, acupuncture, yoga, meditation and homeopathy. Most of the treatments are being used by adults though,not children. I am estimating but guess 90% for adults and only 10% for children at present.


Interestingly, people without health insurance and people in lower income brackets spent a much larger proportion of their incomes on alternative medicine. A recent review shows that pain therapies were very popular....



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U.S. Life Expectancy Down!
2/1/20
Between 1959 and 2014, the average length of time that Americans were expected to live was on the rise. Now, for the third year in a row, it's declining, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...




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My New Year's Health Resolutions
1/21/20
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I promised to share my 2020 health resolutions with you and here they are! Any or preferably ALL are the most important steps a person could ever take to improving their health.


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The Health Benefits of Cold Weather
1/7/20
Most people really dislike winter. And for good reason: With extreme cold weather comes health hazards like frostbite, seasonal affective disorder, SAD, and even an increased risk of heart attacks.

BUT: There’s some benefits to that cold:



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Intermittent Fasting and Its Benefits
1/1/20
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This may not be the most timely post as we are entering into a feasting mode but it came up due to discussion with a dear friend of mine who asked me what I thought of Sadh Guru's discussion of intermittent fasting on FB. It took me a couple of days to watch the video he posted on his Facebook page but I was glad I did as I agreed with it totally. I was unaware that this is a yogic practice but it is one that I have intuitively done for all of my life.






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Holiday Gift Showcase
12/21/19
Of all the wonderful beauty products I use from my site here, I think this is one of my favorites. This Beauty Bar wand just energizes your face, aids circulation, lifts the skin and helps your beauty products and serums penetrate deeper into the dermis. seriously what more could you want? I own two and suggest buying two so that you can do both sides of your face at the same time. At our prices this is a steal! Best on the internet-lots of crappy imitations out there and FREE Shipping.






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Waking Up the Same Time Each Night? Chinese Medicine May Explain Why
12/14/19
Human beings have always had a strong powerful connection to sunlight that has evolved over thousands of years. Before the advent of electricity we were bound by the constraints of daylight, and our sleep cycles followed suit. But today, electricity and technological stimulation allow our minds and bodies to be active long after sundown, which can wreak havoc on our health. Many hormonal processes in our body are literally hardwired to be orchestrated by sunlight and the absence of sunlight. It is no surprise that adhering to a normal sleep pattern is therefore very important to maintaining optimal health.



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Steroid Injections May Lead to More Harm Than Good
11/14/19
Doctors and patients should be aware that if they're using steroid injections to relieve the pain associated with osteoarthritis:

the shots may be doing more harm than good.
In a new study published in the journal Radiology, researchers looked at 459 patients in a US hospital who had received one to three corticosteroid injections into a knee or hip.
Of those patients, 36 of them, or 8%, experienced adverse events in their joints, as shown on medical imaging tests...

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The Right Way to Take Blood Pressure and Avoid a Misdiagnosis
11/1/19
It is estimated that 30 percent of patients diagnosed as hypertensive have normal blood pressure. This means that an awful lot of people are taking meds they don’t need. It is really important to get an accurate reading. This article will tell you how.

How to Get the Most Accurate BP Reading

To get the most accurate reading at your next blood pressure screening, follow these tips:

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A Doctor's Personal Trial with Cbd-Part 2-Pain
11/1/19
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About 8 weeks ago now, I sustained a pretty severe injury to my left shoulder working out. I am not sure exactly what happened but two days later the pain was excruciating and I could not believe it. I tried to rally for about 2 weeks but could not find a position I could sleep in and instead of getting better, it was getting worse mainly due to the stress of the pain I was experiencing. I recognized that I would have to get the pain in check but I was at a loss. Acupuncture or cupping was not helpful at that point due to the muscle pain tension and spasms I was experiencing and the nerve pain was quite intolerable....

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Possible Glaucoma Breakthrough
10/21/19
New Study Suggests Glaucoma May Be An AutoImmune Disease

Glaucoma, a disease that afflicts nearly 70 million people worldwide, is something of a mystery despite its prevalence. Little is known about the origins of the disease, which damages the retina and optic nerve and can lead to blindness. It is a leading cause of vision loss in older people.

A new study from MIT and Massachusetts Eye and Ear has found that glaucoma may in fact be an autoimmune disorder. In a study of mice, the researchers showed that the body’s own T cells are responsible for the progressive retinal degeneration seen in glaucoma. Furthermore, these T cells appear to be primed to attack retinal neurons as the result of previous interactions with bacteria that normally live in our body.

Their discovery suggests that it could be possible to develop new treatments for glaucoma by blocking this autoimmune activity, the researchers say....

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A Powerful Natural Treatment for Thyroid Disease
9/7/19
A Powerful Natural Treatment For Thyroid Disease by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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You Need to Get Out More!
9/1/19
Outdoors that is!



According to the Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA)-93% of our time is spent indoors. This is really not optimal because s being outdoors is the easiest way to improve our overall health and wellbeing.



A compendium of research suggests strongly that being outdoors functions as a natural health tonic. It will enable you to improve your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Spending sufficient time outdoors is also linked to a lowered risk of premature death. It may also enable you to live a happier life. In my opinion, that aspect is what is probably at the center of the other benefits. Even a few 5 minute breaks out of doors can have huge, far reaching health benefits. Here's how to reap the benefits:










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What Parkinson's, Als, and Ms Have in Common
8/21/19
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As we have observed for several years, now researchers are catching up! Scientists are quickly discovering that gut microbiomes may hold the key to a vast amount of health issues including Parkinson's, ALS, MS and even Autism.

Researchers at the Weizman Institute of Science in Israel have demonstrated in mice that intestinal microbes, collectively known as the gut microbiome may affect the course of ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. As reported recently in the journal Nature, progressive of an ALS like disease was slowed after mice received specific strains of gut microbes or substances known to be secreted by and the preliminary findings suggest that these findings are likely applicable to humans as well....






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How to Defrizz Your Hair Naturally
8/14/19
How To Defrizz Your Hair Naturally by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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Vaginal Suppositories and Their History in Treating Hpv, & Cervical Dysplasia
2/1/19
Vaginal Suppositories and Their History In Treating HPV, & Cervical Dysplasia by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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Are Probiotics the Solution to Anxiety and Depression?
1/7/19
Depression and anxiety disorders are on the rise. These emotional problems peak between the ages of 30 and 44, and almost 20% of Americans experience at least one anxiety episode annually.

Environmental and genetic factors are influential, but experts believe that there are also other potential associations and causes of anxiety, like nutrition and diet. They also maintain that there is a growing link between anxiety and gut health....




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Lack of Sun May Be as Bad as Smoking
1/1/19
Sunlight helps to protect against a wide range of disabling conditions including heart attacks, strokes, asthma, obesity, and multiple sclerosis beside the effects of vitamin D, and has been shown to boost libido and mood.

Exposure to the sun is believed to prompt the body to produce nitric oxide which helps to protect the cardiovascular system, as well as the feel good chemical serotonin; and there is a correlation between more sun and less disease in many conditions such as atherosclerosis.

Karolinska Institute researchers have concluded...




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What the American Diet Does to Beneficial Gut Bacteria
12/21/18
What the American diet does to beneficial gut bacteria by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc
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C-Section Births Linked to Food Allergies
12/7/18
A NEW study published in the Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology found that children born via C-Section have a higher risk of developing food allergies, compared to babies born through a natural birth.

The study looked at one million children born between 2001 and 2012 in Sweden, and discovered that...



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How Your Gut Affects Your Joint Health
12/1/18
How Your Gut Affects Your Joint Health by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc
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Side Effects of Probiotics-Should You Be Concerned?
11/14/18
For most people, taking the “typical” OTC probiotic supplement doesn’t result in any side effects because most products don’t really do anything after an hour or so due to the actuality that the good bacterias are destroyed by stomach acids and other biochemical factors in the GI system. If you have a pristine gut that just needs good flora, for example, if you just came off of antibiotics after being very healthy… you may only experience higher energy and better digestive health. But for some—particularly those whose gut bacteria has been out of balance for years—there can be a real tug of war in the gut where many existing symptoms like gas, bloating, loose stools and or constipation are exaggerated...




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A Simple Solution for Better Sleep
11/7/18
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This Country Is Anti Vaccine and Has the Lowest Infant Mortality Rate and Highest Life Expectancy
11/1/18
Did you know that there is a country with the lowest infant mortality rate, highest life expectancies, that has banned several vaccines mandatory in the United States? I didn’t either…Read on for the important facts…




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Vitamin D Research May Have Some Conflict of Interest Behind It
10/21/18
I never jumped upon the vitamin D testing and supplementation trolley. It is because I know too much about health to believe the claims made for ONE particular element as a panacea for most ills. Not that vitamin D isn't important...it is. All nutrients are... BUT...


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This Liver Disease Is Not Diagnosed Until It's Too Late..Here Are the Warning Signs
10/14/18
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This Liver Disease Isn't Visible During Tests Until It’s Too Late But These 7 Signs Are!

The liver is a powerhouse of bodily activity. While the liver’s main job is to filter blood coming from the digestive tract, the liver also detoxifies chemicals and metabolizes drugs. The liver also produces proteins necessary for blood clotting....







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People with Anxiety May Have a Gift!
10/7/18
People With Anxiety May Have A Gift! by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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The Medical Cure You've Never Heard Of
10/1/18
The Medical Cure You've Never Heard of by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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Cooking with This Releases More Toxins Than Any Other Oil!
9/21/18
I knew that Canola oil was an unhealthy choice quite a few years ago. The reason I knew this was because I would get a strange feeling in my throat any time I ingested it, this was rare because I rarely, (then), and never, (now) eat processed foods. Canola oil has recently taken over as the food processing industry’s oil of choice. Whether it’s in mayonnaise, crackers, baked goods, or salad dressings, canola oil is usually the first, second or third ingredient on the list. Unfortunately, the health dangers of canola oil are far worse than we’ve been led to believe.


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No Amount of This Is Safe!
9/14/18
I have always known this, intuitively, and now a major study published in the prestigious medical journal the Lancet substantiates this. Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for global disease burden and causes substantial health loss....

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True Benefits of Collagen Revealed
9/7/18
True Benefits of Collagen Revealed! by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN,

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This Popular Beverage Now to Carry a Warning Label
9/1/18
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Worldwide, coffee is among the most popular of beverages, enjoyed by millions. It is estimated that 3.4 billion pounds are consumed each year within the USA alone. Coffee is one of the best studied beverage to offer some health effects. But how much is too much, does it carry risk of contributing to things such as cancer, and what is behind this new proposed warning label for coffee?




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Little Known Factors Affecting Hair Health
9/1/18
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Having too many bad hair days lately? Well, here are some little known reasons your hair is not up to speed. Read on for some tips and helpers!




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Could This Essential Oil Be More Effective Than Deet?
8/14/18
A new article advising Americans how to protect themselves against mosquitoes, ticks and other disease-carrying bugs, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends five effective repellents.
Four of them are synthetic chemicals. The fifth, which the agency calls a “biopesticide,” is the all natural oil....

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7 Foods Banned in Other Countries that Are Legal in the Us
8/1/18
It is no secret that the US government has been doing very little to protect it's citizens. This is in far contrast to other countries which seem to have the best interest of it's society as heart. The FDA has also fallen down on the job, due to political pressure or other unfathomable reasons. Following are 7 foods that are banned in most countries but still in the United States food supply.



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Special Report: How Sunscreen May Cause Cancer
7/21/18
Special Report: How Sunscreen May Cause Cancer by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc
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The Vaccine Industry Is in a Panic After This New Study
6/21/18
According to the latest research published by Scripps Research Institute, the flu vaccine is worthless.

According to the study, the production method of the vaccine is nearly useless....

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What Your Urine Says About Your Health
6/14/18
Typically, I am working more with people's stool than urine. However, urine is an extremely important indicator of many health problems. Here are some things to think about when you next have to urinate....

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This Herb "Weeds" Out Cancer Cells
5/21/18
Those yellow flowers on your lawn are more than just pesky weeds. Dandelion has been considered a valuable food and medicine in both Eastern and Western culture for thousands of years and is now being studied for its cancer fighting abilities....



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How Acupuncture Can Lift Your Face Without Surgery! Painlessly
5/14/18
How Acupuncture Can Lift Your Face Without Surgery! Painlessly! by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc
7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Body
5/1/18
Let’s face it, we live in an increasingly toxic world. From EMF to the foods we eat, and the air we breathe, like it or not, we are living a toxic lifestyle.

With the following tips, you may be able to give your body a break and enable it to recoup somewhat…

First, what are some common signs of bodily intoxication? Well, things like: bloating, fatigue, skin eruptions, allergies, under eye bags to name just a few.
Detoxification involves cleansing the blood and the major organs…

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This May Work Even Better Than Traditional Medicine!
5/1/18
This May Work Even Better Than Traditional Medicine! by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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This Herb Cures Cancer, Hepatitis, Kidneys, Stomach and More!
4/14/18
Dandelion root has been used as an herbal food therapy since ancient times. It is able to treat allergies, lower cholesterol levels, to improve bile production, and detoxify the liver. Also, it has diuretic properties and if good for pregnant women and for those with menopausal symptoms.
Spring is the best time to harvest dandelion roots, particularly in the beginning of April. It is best to pick it from places that are less polluted, such as areas away from town and the road.


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Grey Hair May Predict This!
3/14/18
Greying Hair May Predict THIS! by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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Gerd, Symptoms, Causes, Natural Treatments
3/7/18
GERD, Symptoms, Causes, Natural Treatments by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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10 Signs of Chronic Kidney Disorder
2/1/18
10 Signs Of Chronic Kidney Disorder by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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Shocking Drop of Life Expectancy in the Us!
1/21/18
This just in! Life expectancy has dropped in the US for the second year in a row. People in the US have worse health and are dying younger than people in other rich countries.

(CNN)Life expectancy in the United States has dropped again following last year's decline, which marked the first downturn in more than two decades.

On average, Americans can now expect to live 78.6 years, a statistically significant drop of 0.1 year, according to a report on 2016 data published Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics. Women can now expect to live a full five years longer than men: 81.1 years vs. 76.1 years.



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This Supplement Repairs and Rejuvenates Muscle in Older Adults
10/14/17
This Supplement Repairs and Rejuvenates Muscle in Older Adults by Taryn DeCicco ND, LDN, LAc

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Cooked Versus Raw Foods, the Real Story....
7/13/17
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Cooked Versus Raw Foods, The Real Story....

Are RAW foods healthier than cooked???? Every blogger it seems has an opinion about this. The later classification allows for both cooked and raw foods while the former only allows for raw foods or foods that have not been heated over a certain degree (115° F). Raw food advocates make claims about supposed health benefits associated with their way of eating, but do any of these claims hold any scientific merit? Here, I will present the evidence and also my PERSONAL experience...




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Just Doing This Improves Major Depression!
6/22/17
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I get frustrated when certain natural agents are disrespected by western medicine. This news is a prime example of something very powerful! A new trial from Deakin University has shown for the first time that improving diet quality can treat major depression.
Director of Deakin's Food and Mood Centre Professor Felice Jacka said the results of her team's new study offered a possible new treatment approach to depression, one of the world's most prevalent and costly medical disorders.



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The Case Against Marijuana
6/14/17
This week's blog article posted on our site is "The Case Against Marijuana" by Taryn DeCicco ND, LAc, LDN of Apple A Day Clinic in Arlington Heights, IL. For this and many more natural health topics visit us on the web! Check out our online store for up to 20% off and free shipping on all orders
Lower Your Blood Pressure with These Foods!
5/10/17
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Researchers in a study conducted by the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California reported that a higher intake of dietary potassium can aid in lowering blood pressure and that the kidneys excrete more water and salt when the dietary potassium level in the blood is high. Eating a high potassium diet can be likened to taking a diuretic. Also explored was the link between potassium, dietary sodium, blood pressure, and the sodium-potassium ratio and an investigation regarding the effects of potassium and dietary sodium on hypertension.

Many nutritious foods are rich in potassium, a valuable mineral and salt that aids with electrolyte balance and in numerous cardiac functions. Also, without it, your body’s vital energy processes are not able to occur.

Following is a list of potassium rich foods!

Considered a traditional potassium fruit, a medium-sized banana offers about 15 percent of the daily requirements and can be added to other foods such as salads, cereal, jello, puddings, smoothies, and more.

Yogurt itself is one of the best suggestions for a part of a healthy breakfast, as a midday snack, or as a full meal especially with a variety of fresh fruits added. A 100-gram serving offers more than 250 milligrams of potassium.

The apricot is tasty and is high in antioxidants including vitamins A and C as well as potassium. A 100-gram serving is about seven percent of the daily needs, is low on the glycemic index, and is an ideal quick snack.

It is loaded with potassium, with a 100-gram serving having over 400 mg of potassium. You can bake it with brown sugar and cinnamon for a side dish or make it stuffed with a favorite meat for a complete meal.

The avocado has an abundant amount of omega-3 fatty acids, maintains the electrolyte balance, is a filling treat as a snack or added to a salad or smoothie, and has close to 1,000 milligrams of potassium per serving.

One cup (173 grams) is loaded with nearly 30 percent of the daily requirements for potassium. It is best to enjoy the potato boiled, baked, or grilled and avoid fried versions.

Salmon is one of the healthiest foods and best meat sources as it is also one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids. A small three-ounce serving also contains over 500 milligrams of potassium.


Almonds are high in fiber, low on the glycemic index, and help maintain glucose levels and the electrolyte balance. A serving of 28 grams contains about 200 milligrams of potassium and no sodium. However, snack on just a small amount because that serving contains close to 200 calories.

The ability of one's body to have control of the blood's potassium levels is critical to normal heart, muscle, and nerve functions. Since a typical Western diet consists of low potassium and high sodium foods, the body uses the retention of sodium to hold onto that potassium. That is similar to eating a diet high in sodium, which can significantly increase the hypertension risk.

Contrary to popular belief, almost all fresh foods are high in potassium. Processing of foods is what removes postassium and adds sodium which is contrary to how our body's operate!

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