Daily Archives: January 20, 2013

Low Potassium Food list

A diet that includes low potassium foods, is an important part of the treatment process for people having high potassium levels; a condition called hyperkalemia. Hyperkalemia is a severe condition where a person’s blood potassium level is more than 7.0 millimoles per liter (mmol/L). This can be dangerous or even deadly, if not treated immediately. […]

Potassium rich food

Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. List of Potassium rich food are as follows: White Beans Spinach Baked Potatoes (With Skin) Dried Apricots Yogurt (Plain, Skim/Non-Fat) Fish (Salmon) Mushrooms (White) Bananas Dry fruits & Nuts – Pistachios, Chestnuts, Almonds, Cashews, Walnuts, Raisins Coconut Water  Orange Juice […]

Importance of Potassium in diet

Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. A deficiency in potassium causes fatigue, irritability, and hypertension (increased blood pressure). Unless you are on dialysis, or have a special condition, overdose of potassium from natural sources is nearly impossible; however, it is possible to consume too much potassium via potassium salts which can lead […]