Cooking

Ask anyone at your next workshop to name a food that’s high in potassium and they’ll likely say, “Bananas”. Why is it that bananas get all the credit for this important nutrient? You’ll be surprised to know that several other foods contain more potassium than bananas. This week we’ll...
 

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Potatoes are a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, and niacin; and contain the minerals potassium, copper, manganese, and phosphorus. In fact, white potatoes contain more potassium per standard serving than any other vegetable. Include the skin when you prepare potatoes, and they’re also a good source of fiber. Potatoes also contain a variety of phytonutrients, nutrients produced by plants that help promote overall health. Potatoes are also low in saturated fat and sodium, two nutrients when consumed in large amounts are associated with increased risk of heart disease...
Food and Health, Prevention

Most people know that consuming less sodium helps lower blood pressure, but the important role of potassium is often overlooked...
Cooking, Food and Health

I'm back with another sneak preview from the newest course in the online school: Plant-Based Eating Pattern: Vegetables...
Kids

My team and I researched the most common sports drinks, assessing their nutrient information and compiling it into a simple comparison chart. Check out what we found!