Tag: daily potassium intake

4. A Closer Look at Key Nutrients

Your Diet Vs. Chronic Disease
It’s estimated that half of all U.S. adults—about 117 million people—suffer from preventable, diet-related chronic diseases. Shifting to healthier eating patterns that contain the nutrients your heart and brain require can help bring about lasting improvements in individual health, according to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for

Newsbriefs: Probiotics; Stroke Risk; Sodium

Probiotics Linked to Brain Health
A recent study (Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, Nov. 10, 2016) suggests that probiotics may improve thinking and memory in people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Probiotics (see right) are live bacteria that are present in some yogurts, and also available in supplement form. They are typically recommended

A Potassium-rich Diet May Help Protect Your Heart and Kidneys

Learn the key food sources that will supply generous amounts of this important nutrient, and why potassium is so key to heart health.
Maintaining healthy levels of potassium in your body is beneficial, regardless of any health concerns. But if you have type 2 diabetes, higher levels of urinary potassium

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