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Harnessing the Power of Potassium

Harnessing the Power of Potassium

A mineral multitasker, potassium is perhaps best known as the nutrient in bananas that acts as an electrolyte, keeping body fluid levels and acid/alkaline balance in check. But this essential nutrient plays a part in many other body functions, like h ...
5 Ways to Prevent Water Weight Gain

5 Ways to Prevent Water Weight Gain

Step on the scale today, and everything looks good. Do it again tomorrow, and suddenly the number is three digits higher. What gives? Relax. It’s unlikely that you’ve gained three pounds of fat overnight. The bigger number is probably the result of e ...
Electrolytes 101

Electrolytes 101

We are always told to drink more water. But as fit, active people we can’t rely on water alone — even during the colder months. When we’re sweating, we lose electrolytes that must be replaced, or we risk becoming dehydrated. To help ...