Potassium is found in abundance in many foods, and is especially easy to obtain in fruits and vegetables

Potassium is found in abundance in many foods, and is especially easy to obtain in fruits and vegetables

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Nausea
  • Slow, weak or absent pulse.
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cataracts
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Hepatitis
  • High Blood Pressure

Excellent sources of potassium include mushrooms, and spinach. Very good sources of potassium include fennel, kale, mustard greens, Brussel sprouts, broccoli, winter squash, blackstrap molasses, eggplant, cantaloupe, and tomatoes. Good sources of potassium include parsley, cucumber, bell pepper, turmeric,apricots, ginger root, strawberries, avocado, banana, tuna, halibut, cauliflower and cabbage.

Phosphorus for the Prosperous

This is important for me. You see, phosphorus is involved in ALL the cellular energy production cycles within the body. Adequate protein intake is essential in providing the needed phosphorus for increased energy production and reducing excess tissue calcium retention.

The best food sources of phosphorus are protein foods, such as meats, fish, poultry, eggs, milk and cheese. Other good sources include nuts, seeds and whole grains. Because phosphorus is contained in all animal foods, phosphorus deficiency is rare. However, overuse of antacids, excessive calcium intake and lack of vitamin D can all result in phosphorus deficiency. (more…)