Hidden Sodium in Flour Tortillas – Watch Out For These!

flour tortillas

This short and sweet salty post is a warning to those who need to watch their sodium. Flour tortillas contain huge amounts of sodium.  I’ve bought the Mission brand flour tortillas for years to make enchiladas and quesadillas for my family. Each large size tortilla contains a whopping 570 mg of…

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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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