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Dandelion Tea Great For Detox and Preventing Cancer

Dandelion Tea Great For Detox and Preventing Cancer

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), is unfortunately usually known for being a pesky weed, which people commonly remove from their backyards (and often spray with herbicides). However, humans have been using dandelion in food and teas for its medicinal properties for most… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Personal Care
The Miracle That Is Potassium

The Miracle That Is Potassium

If one were to take a plant and burn it to ash, and then take that ash and boil and evaporate it, the residue would be pot ash. Our extremely resourceful ancestors did just this. They once gathered plants, burned… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Strength Training
Romaine lettuce, the medicinal benefits of freshness

Romaine lettuce, the medicinal benefits of freshness

100 grams of Romaine lettuce contains over 100% of the RDA of vitamin A and vitamin K. It contains over 30% of vitamin C and folic acid. There are relative good amounts of vitamin B1, B2, B6, manganese, potassium, iron,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
The Most Effective Natural Cures for High Blood Pressure

The Most Effective Natural Cures for High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, more often referred to simply as high blood pressure, affects approximately 35% of adults living in America. While many people develop symptoms, making it possible to get the necessary medical attention, unfortunately, about 10% of those people live with… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Medicine, Personal Care
Don’t Smoke Crack, But If You Do, Eat A Banana

Don’t Smoke Crack, But If You Do, Eat A Banana

I once clumsily offered a banana (with a heart full of love) to someone that became rapidly deficient in potassium as a result of a crack overdose. It seems I was offering more to him than increased potassium, as you… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
15 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Potassium

15 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Potassium

What is potassium? Potassium is a micronutrient and electrolyte that works with sodium in your body to distribute and maintain the fluid balance on both sides of the cell wall. You’ll find fruit, fish, and whole grains are all excellent… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Fitness, Food, Food, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Water
Too much Salt and too little Potassium?

Too much Salt and too little Potassium?

Both salt and potassium are critical to your overall health. They are both crucial in the maintenance of normal blood pressure. A recent study published in the British Medical Journal (see References below) found some interesting data. The World Health… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition
Three Sisters: Growing Beans, Corn, and Squash

Three Sisters: Growing Beans, Corn, and Squash

As spring gets closer families are beginning gardening projects that not only bring them together but also provide nutritional balance. Such gardens include vegetables that complement one another also known as companion gardening. As of late indoor gardens, small gardens,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Aquaponics, Arts & Culture, Chemicals, Child Care, Entertainment, Environment, Farming, Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Gardening, GMOs, Health, Health, Home, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition, Personal Care, Recipes, Water, Weird, World
5 Healthy Foods with More Potassium than a Banana

5 Healthy Foods with More Potassium than a Banana

Most people do not understand the importance of potassium in the body – not in the way, for instance, that they understand why calcium or iron is necessary for health. The fact is, however, that potassium actually plays an incredibly… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Is eating banana peels good for you?

Is eating banana peels good for you?

We’ve all heard about the benefits of eating bananas. Filled with potassium, they’re an ideal pre or post-workout food, since they help reduce muscle cramping.(1) Furthermore, they’re a great food when it comes to diminishing high blood pressure while also… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care