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When it comes to produce, potatoes are actually one of the best nutritional values on the market, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal PLOS ONE.
Researchers wrote in the journal Advances in Nutrition that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as nutritional as their colorful cousins.
New research points to a link between consuming white potatoes and an increased intake of potassium.
U.S. panel of judges grants plaintiffs' petition seeking consolidation before a single judge of numerous lawsuits alleging Fresenius dialysis products were linked to kidney failures.
Three new coordinated reviews have concluded one thing: Taking in less salt and more potassium reduces the risk of stroke and could make you live longer. These studies found that reducing the amount of salt in a diet can lower blood pressure, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke.
As we age, kidney function can decrease, affecting not only our overall health, but also the foods and drinks we can and should consume.
Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...
Potash (or carbonate of potash) is an impure form of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) mixed with other potassium salts. Potash has been used since antiquity in the manufacture of glass and soap, and as a fertilizer. The name comes from the English words pot and ash, referring to its discovery in the water-soluble fraction of wood ash. It is today principally produced by mining suitable deposits which are found throughout the world. The term has become somewhat ambiguous due to the...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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