Tag: potassium

Did My Diet Cure Me? // Candida, Low FODMAP & Supplements Update [CC]

Hi, lovely people! And oh my goodness, yes, I’ve actually made a requested video. You’ll have to excuse me if I seem a bit nervy today. I was just reading some more back issues of the Dark Phoenix saga and now I’m really emotional because apparently the X-Men are my life sometimes. You may also…


Macrominerals: The Seven Major Minerals of Human Nutrition

Minerals are central to human nutrition and are a part of uncountable functions in our bodies. There are certain minerals that are found in greater abundance in the body, and these are called macrominerals. Although we don’t yet have one standard definition of what makes a mineral a macromineral, there are seven minerals that are…


Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?

“Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?” Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if you do used canned, should you drain them or not? This recent study, spilled the beans. The federal government recommends about a half a cup a day, counting them as both a protein and a vegetable,…


What are the Healthiest Foods?

the latest Dietary Guidelines the 2015 guidelines won’t be out probably until January 2016 have a chapter on food components to reduce but when they say things like reduce intake of solid fats major sources of saturated and trans fatty acids what does that mean in terms of which foods to reduce similarly there’s a…


Potassium and Autoimmune Disease

“Potassium and Autoimmune Disease” Potassium is best known for lowering blood pressure and stroke risk, but a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of potassium supplementation was tried in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, published in the Journal of Pain. Rheumatoid arthritis is kind of the classic autoimmune inflammatory arthritis. Sufferers tend to have inappropriately low glucocorticoid levels,…


Vitamin Labels Are Wrong – Know Your Nutritional Requirements

Hi, I’m Dr. Tod Cooperman, President and Founder of ConsumerLab com, which has been testing and reporting on the quality of dietary supplements since 1999, and I’m here today to tell you something disturbing about the labeling on dietary supplements, which is that the Daily Value (DV) information that you see in the Supplement Facts…


Nutritional Yeast | Spices in the Kitchen | Andrew Weil, M.D.

Nutritional yeast used to be something that health food nuts ate. This is a yeast that’s grown on a nutrative medium, primarily for human consumption. As distinct from brewer’s yeast which is a byproduct of the brewing industry and doesn’t contain as complete a spectrum of B vitamins. Brewer’s yeast also has a bitter taste,…


A Beginners Guide: NPK in Hydroponics

– Hi, Ethan Walter here with Bright Agrotech. Today we’ll be giving you a beginners guide to NPK and nutrient solutions. Hopefully by the end of this video you will understand exactly what these three letters stand for. (upbeat music) So what does NPK stand for? If you’ve ever bought any fertilizer or nutrient solution…


Lowering Our Sodium to Potassium Ratio to Reduce Stroke Risk

[Music] more than a thousand years ago an ancient Persian medical text advised for the treatment of hypertension lifestyle interventions such as avoiding meat and pastries and recommended eating spinach a thousand years later research discovered that a single meal containing spinach could indeed reduce blood pressure thanks to its nitrate content all green leafy…


The Top Symptoms of a Potassium Deficiency

Hey, guys. In this video we’re going to talk about low potassium. Why? Because potassium is probably the number one deficiency with most people, but it’s the hardest to detect. Because when you take a blood test, most of the potassium, 98% of your potassium is inside the cell, not outside the cell. So when…