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Nutrient Spotlight: Potassium

The need for potassium can be easily overlooked.  It is not talked about as much as other minerals, nor is potassium deficiency (hypokalemia) diagnosed as often as other vitamin or mineral deficiencies.   It is the third most abundant mineral in the body (behind calcium and phosphorus), yet approximately 98% of Americans do not meet daily… Continue reading Nutrient Spotlight: Potassium

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Embrace an Imperfect Life

I was raised to believe everything had to be perfect.  Less than was undesirable.  If I did not get 100% on a test, then I had nothing to brag about.  There was no victory in mediocracy, no fanfare in good enough.  That mentality continued for years.  Disappointment was the norm if a goal was not… Continue reading Embrace an Imperfect Life

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The How’s and Why’s of Proper Hydration

Water.  One of the most important nutrients in our bodies.  It is the cornerstone of physical health. Essential really, yet only 22% of people get proper hydration.  If you are part of the other 78%, then getting more water daily can prove to be beneficial.  Why you may ask?  Well let’s start with the basics:… Continue reading The How’s and Why’s of Proper Hydration