You can find a list of good and excellent sources of potassium in our Key Nutrients section.
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Can you clear up truth about the use of chlorine on produce (”baby” carrots in particular) and the white color that occurs on the carrots, or direct me to some reputable resources to check? Thank you.Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Baby carrots are washed in a dilute chlorine bleach solution to clean them, but chlorine evaporates fairly quickly, leaving just water, and so poses no health risk. (Remember that chlorine is also used to Read More
I am participating in Relay For life which is a large community fundraiser. Our team would like to establish a prevention or Health and Fitness pitstop. What activities could we do to incorporte eating friuts and veggies in cancer prevention.Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
my husband is on a low saltdiet and was told not to use no salt because of the high potassium is there a lot of potassium I am looking for something to use in place of salt that he can useMonday, July 27th, 2009
Herbs and spices are excellent replacements for salt. Try basil, oregano, thyme, sage and rosemary to name a few. Onions and garlic, dried herb mixtures, chili and curry can add sizzle to foods. Mrs Dash® Read More
Hi, my name is Kelly Daniel, I’m interning this summer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. One of my co-workers gave me an assignment to do, she wanted me to find out how many ”Eat 5 A Day (for better health)” flyers would cost if she ordered about, 25 (the thin long rectangular shaped with a red border around it). -Thanks K.DanielFriday, July 24th, 2009
5-A-Day has been replaced by the Fruits & Veggies More Matters® campaign, so 5-A-Day materials are no longer available. Please visit our on-line catalog here to see our current materials. Thanks!
I am told not to eat fruits after meals. but to eat then first because they ferment in the stomach. and can cause problems. is there any truth to thisThursday, July 23rd, 2009
You can eat fruit before, during or after meals without ill effects. You can find out how much fruit is recommended by clicking here. Enjoy!
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