24 January 2017 Why is my potassium and other minerals so low?

It’s a hidden problem with all nutrient trackers: missing values. And when the value for a nutrient is missing for a food you eat, your calculated intake for that nutrient is lower than it should be. Why is this happening?

29 September 2015 Why Are My Vitamin & Mineral Totals So Low?

If you have noticed that certain vitamin and minerals totals are always low on your nutrition reports, it may or may not be because your intake is truly low. This post will describe ways to improve accuracy of your vitamin and mineral totals on reports.

24 September 2013 Enjoy Potatoes and Control Calories

Potatoes have a bad rap: supposedly high calorie, causing weight gain or blood sugar spikes. Are they really that terrible? How can you enjoy potatoes but avoid excess calories?

25 June 2013 Get Your Potassium from Plant Foods

Most people have heard the message about eating more plant foods. While fiber and vitamins are key nutrients, the high potassium content, and the unique form of potassium make plant foods the ideal source of this key nutrient.

6 September 2011 Tomatoes – Get ‘em Fresh & Local While You Can

Tomatoes – Get ‘em Fresh & Local While You Can Few summer veggies or fruits grab my attention like a sun-ripened, freshly picked tomato. There is such a range of flavors in the different breeds of tomatoes – sweet, sour, bitter and umami . Ugly or pretty, yellow, orange, purplish, or red,...

17 May 2011 Potassium – Yet Another Reason to Eat Your Fruits & Veggies!

Potassium – Yet Another Reason to Eat Your Fruits & Veggies! Potassium should get more press since it is a mineral that is indispensible to normal cell functioning. Potassium levels affect how our nerves transmit signals, how our muscles contract, and how well our blood vessels maintain tone.

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