Vegetables High in Potassium, Photo List

potatoes potassium

Damaged kidneys have trouble processing potassium.  For that reason, WE must be careful and strive to eat foods that are lower in potassium.  On this page I have a photo list of popular vegetables that have the highest potassium levels.  (FYI, Avocado and bananas are two fruits which are very…

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Basics For Healthy Eating, Probiotic and Prebiotic Foods For a Healthy Gut

Probiotics introduce new bacteria, like that list you see on the yogurt container below. They must be kept cold to live. Yogurt is my current choice when it comes to introducing good bacteria in the form of a probiotic. I buy the big container of Stonyfield’s plain, whole milk Greek…

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My Take on the Basics For Healthy Eating, Food I Avoid

pasta

When I saw a Homeopath about 4 years ago, I remember her saying, “We should all be gluten-free”.  Indeed, this went right along with the ideas in a book I had recently read called “Grain Brain” by Dr. David Perlmutter.  If you have never heard of him, I suggest you…

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Adjusting to a Life With Poly-Cystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

living with PKD

From what I understand there are many people out there suffering with PKD (poly-cystic kidney disease) but it’s a (mostly) invisible disease.  When I pass them on the sidewalk or shop next to them in the grocery store, they look like anyone else.  Many people don’t even know they have…

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