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Weight Loss board

  1. Michael Therman Diet!?
    ... edited to add: Morton's Lite Salt is a good source of Potassium with half the sodium....

  2. Water Pill??
    ... in one month. The only side-effects are elevated potassium levels in your body and you can't take NSAID's (anti...

  3. Lost 25lbs and broke through weight plateau
    ... often an illusion. As you restrict your caloric intake potassium levels in your body decrease and as a result so does...

  4. Anyone here have a lot to lose?
    ... and helps with insomnia. I also take Vitamin C and potassium and B complex. The B's wake you up, feed the brain...

  5. Question about salt influencing weight loss?
    ... pressure, kidney function, it depletes the body of potassium and causes too much calcium to be lost through the...

  6. Aquadrene results
    ... Aquadrene is a all naturl dieretics and is potassium sparing.I have been using it for six months it is...
    ... Aquadrene is a all naturl dieretics and is potassium sparing.I have been using it for six months it is...

  7. Am I doing this right?
    ... must be true!" Potatoes are an excellent source of potassium , a good source of Vitamin C and also a source of fiber ... and are full of complex carbs. Most of the fiber and potassium are in the potato skin and the bulk of the vitamin...

  8. Crunchy Healthy snacks/just about a third of a cup.curb that hunger pang.
    ... have a vitamin in them , can't think of what , maybe potassium , or calcium. anybody know!! :)...
    ... have a vitamin in them , can't think of what , maybe potassium , or calcium. anybody know!! :) They are also high...

  9. Vinigar?
    ... thyroxin to speed metabolism, and vinegar supplied potassium . Like salad dressings where oil and vinegar don't ... teaspoon of vinegar contains only five milligrams of potassium , a meager amount compared to the 400 milligrams in...

  10. Potatoe question
    ... know I try to stay away from white products, But My potassium is low, I am not a Banana fan , but I do like plain ... Baked potatoes, they have potassium . so that is good for me. :)...

  11. weight loss success stories
    ... intake, drink about 64 oz. water, orange juice for my potassium , and a diet drink once in a blue moon. I am a coffee...

  12. Not able to lose weight!
    ... a day or more. Frozen bananas is great and high in potassium . Take a multi vitamin daily as this is also very helpful...

  13. leg pains , or calf pains , need more calcium or protein!
    ... relief with plain old bananas..your body is craving POTASSIUM ... You could take a pill if you dont like bananas...

  14. difference between warm and cold water?
    ... but be sure you're also getting salts (sodium and potassium ) or you can become sick. Drinking excessive amounts...

  15. I am going back to the fat free products/remember those days!!
    ... vegetarian, but I beginning to drink a lot oj because of th potassium . :)...

  16. Water Pills & Weight Loss
    ... the risk of dehydrating yourself and losing valuable potassium and magnesium. It's really not worth it. There...

  17. Phentermine Questions
    ... needed each day and gave me Phentermine 37.5mg and Potassium . Of course they will check your BP. Don't worry...

  18. lose water weight for prom!
    ... I've read that the potassium in bananas helps prevent water retention....

  19. In need of some suggestions
    ... needed. Snacks should include some calcium and potassium too. This can be done with a banana and some peanut...

  20. Someone Please Weld My Mouth Shut!
    ... metabolism and converts your food to energy. B-complex, potassium are also good. Sometimes people actually eat less...

  21. Advice/question
    ... to take vitamins such as b-12, cq10, l-carnitine, potassium .. these turn the fat you intake into energy, instead...

  22. The 3 day diet
    ... Half the sodium of table salt. It has Iodized salt & Potassium chloride...This salt supplies iodide, a necessary ... nutrient." I was informed because it has the potassium which is a must when losing weight but no bananas...

  23. Mango
    ... Sodium 4.14mg Potassium 322.92mg Total Carbohydrate...

  24. weird weight problem
    ... and fluid, weight gain, high blood pressure, loss of potassium , headache and muscle weakness. Prednisone also causes...

  25. Sue.............
    ... also doing Atkins and wondered if it is the lack of potassium . I'm getting ready to order some vitamins and thought ... might get some supplements. If so--which is better: potassium , potassium citrate or potassium magnesium aspartate...
    ... steps to prevent it now! I thought maybe if I took potassium supp. I could still follow Atkins to the T. But,...

  26. All Atkins Dieters
    ... diet longer then 2 weeks (induction) you need to add potassium to your diet. I added a bananna and orange juice and...
    ... sue, Wanted to let you know, that my Potassium was down when I went to the Drs. ,and had my blood ... Atkin's shake mixes once in awhile.It has a lot of Potassium & vits.in them.But I only drink them when I think ... fluid pills,and gave me another test 2 weeks ago.My Potassium is now great! So I no longer have to take the fluid...
    ... atkins shakes and I just realized they are loaded with potassium . my dr said have a bannana or a half one and dring...

  27. Thanksgiving Challenge 110!
    ... atkins please add a bananna and orange juice or take potassium pills. even in his book dr atkins says this diet can...
    ... atkins please add a bananna and orange juice or take potassium pills. even in his book dr atkins says this diet can...

  28. Thanksgiving Challenge 106!
    ... about the kidney pain but Im sure its the lack of potassium in my diet. feels better already. girl at work had...

  29. Thanksgiving Challenge 103!
    ... ) everyone. hope its a great day. Had to add some potassium to my atkins. had severe pain in my kidneys and in ... totally good for you. after induction you need to add potassium like a bannana. I didnt want to do it but I had too...
    ... everyone. hope its a great day. Had to add some potassium to my atkins. had severe pain in my kidneys and in ... totally good for you. after induction you need to add potassium like a bannana. I didnt want to do it but I had too ... eat 1/2 stalk celery every day& supplement wh 500mg potassium pills. ...

  30. What's your progress and what is your weight loss plan?
    ... right. Make sure you buy the correct vitamins also. Potassium tablets (essential) Multivitamins, Cod Liver Oil,...

  31. Nuts, seeds are they bad?
    ... They have an array of nutrients including iron, zinc, potassium and many trace elements. A handful a day is okay,...

  32. Atkin's Diet???????????
    ... i [email protected] least 500mgs potassium to prevent cramping....

  33. Apple Cider Vinegar
    ... scrubbing effect. It also contains high levels of potassium , which has an antisceptic quality to that helps to...

  34. ok which fruits include the most vitamins?
    ... Apples are wonderful for fiber. Bananas are good for potassium and cramping (all kinds, not just menstrual). Be...
    ... Watch out for bananas. Though they are high in potassium they're also high in sugar (but aren't they just yummy...

  35. Any CLA Updates?
    ... citrate,cellulose gum,xanthan gum,sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate,polysorbate 80,aloe vera gel, calcium pyruvate...

  36. Atkins - Side Effects of...
    ... potassium for cramping Ive learned that the sweating is the...
    ... To get rid of leg cramps, take calcium and potassium supplements....

  37. Water
    ... electrolytes seems somewhat unlikely. (Electrolytes include potassium , sodium, and others. Anything on the far left of the ... banana with exercise (anything that's a good source of potassium ). I'm also interested in purchasing Gatorade-type...

  38. Another Atkins question...I know it's annoying!!!
    ... the Atkins shakes for supplement, they have alot of potassium in them. I read a couple of posts just a minute ago...

  39. summer weight loss challenge 62!
    ... carnitine, cayenne, b complex, amino acid complex, potassium , kelp(thyroid), maximum complete for women& q 10....

  40. One-a-day...
    ... diet, it says to take a multi vitamin with minerals, potassium , magnesium, and calcium...but without iron. I have...

  41. summer weight loss challenge 41!
    ... i used to bruise easily too...they say to get more potassium in your diet. i have noticed that since i started...

  42. Calories in chicken ??
    ... Saturated Fat 1.52g 8% Sodium 306.1mg 13% Potassium 180.78mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 0g 0% Dietary...

  43. fruit?
    ... usually get a bad rap. Bananas are also highest in potassium , so it's your choice. I think berries are highest...

  44. Blood Sugars On Atkins?
    ... running for 35. I take a cod liver oil tablet a potassium tab and a mutli vit. every morning and a calcium tab...

  45. Slow weight loss??
    ... you, in other than small doses... you can get the potassium elsewhere. I LOVE steamed brocolli and grilled chicken...

  46. Gretsky
    ... support :) mtn: i take chitosan, phaseolamin, b, c, potassium , kelp, amino complex, carnitine, cayenne, & andrew...

  47. water pills
    ... I'd suggest eating something high in potassium such as a banana or avocado before bed. The potassium...

  48. Apple Cider Vinegar helps to loose weight
    ... and mess up your joints. and you can also develope a potassium deficiency? do a search and tell me what you think...

  49. Fruits, Vegetables, and losing weight..
    ... re killing me. :) I nee the fiber from apples and potassium from banannas to prevent my funky-butt-lovin' leg...
    ... Just remember that eating foods rich in potassium is a natural way to reduce/prevent bloating. Bananas ... are naturally rich in potassium so I don't think its wise to eliminate them from your...

  50. Question about carb blocker/cutter
    ... 60mg q10 125 mg b complex 2x kelp daily 500mgs potassium and of course 1600mgs chito, 3000mgs c,& about 1000...

  51. "Results" drinks?
    ... 2.5g Saturated Fat 0 Cholesterol 15mg Sodium 170mg Potassium 170mg Carbohydrate 3 g Dietary Fiber 1 g Sugars <...

  52. DIET SODA
    ... redisposed to cancer. And too much sodium means too little potassium , which means bad for your heart. Bananas would solve...

  53. Like Smoothies
    ... 130 Total Fat 0 Sat Fat 0 Cholesterol 0 Sodium 60 Potassium 60 Total Carbs 30 Sugars 28 Protein 3 Vitamin A-20...

  54. Weight Watchers or Ediets?
    ... to enjoy my Friday night wine - and it has alot of potassium - who would have guessed! I am new at losing so...

  55. ZIMA
    ... oz 0.0 Calcium mg/ 12 oz 30 Sodium mg/ 12 oz 22 Potassium mg/ 12 oz 58 Niacin mg/100 g <0.25 Vitamin B1...
    ... oz 0.0 Calcium mg/ 12 oz 30 Sodium mg/ 12 oz 22 Potassium mg/ 12 oz 58 Niacin mg/100 g <0.25 Vitamin B1...

  56. Dry Mouth on Atkins
    ... fluids. Something else might be your sodium and potassium levels? Many of the foods I see people talking about ... balance. The only food I know of that is high in potassium is bananas though and you cannot have that. Maybe...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Tried everything to prevent nighttime reflux
    ... has the mother is the way to go. ACV has a lot of potassium and many of us suffer from that deficiency. If...

  2. massive weight gain from meds?
    ... eat more fruits and veggies with every meal, if your potassium levels and kidney function are normal. They will help...

  3. Nexium/Malabsorption and Anemia
    ... vitamin D, magnesium ( affected my heart rhythm), potassium . If I think back it all started when I started taking...

  4. Side Effects
    ... problems :( Perhaps the Lotrel is effecting your potassium levels negatively - also synthroid reacts with certain...

  5. The Kava Coffee Experiment
    ... containing caffeine. They neutralize the acid affect with potassium . If I ever feel drowsy I make iced coffee with...

  6. Unbelievable..But This STOPPED MY Acid Reflux attacks
    ... blood pressure reduction. Apparently, people with low potassium SHOULD NOT take it at all. It makes the potassium...
    ... with anything. I was grateful to learn about the low potassium level, thru another person that posted on the board...

  7. Baking soda for Acid Reflex
    ... I've heard you can get a potassium deficiency from too much baking soda. I don't know...

  8. Apple Cider Vinegar Remedy
    ... is high in sodium. Apple cider vinegar is high in potassium . Too much sodium(or not enough potassium) can upset ... our sodium- potassium ratio( I forget what the ratio is supposed to be) ... I would think you would probably want more potassium as sodium is in everything....

  9. Protonix
    ... heart, I heard on a talk show about the amount of potassium that's in it, and people should be careful about how...

  10. Sensations in head-LPR related?
    ... because my blood was too thick and that it was high in potassium making the test inaccurate, but when I talked to the...

  11. Has anyone heard of something natural for Acid Reflux
    ... negative side effects such as hypertension and lowering potassium levels. DGL has the "bad stuff" removed so you can...

  12. Trouble Swallowing. Very Scared!
    ... acidophilus before dinner. Before bed take cal mag and potassium capsule. Also drink about a half inch of apple cider...

  13. natural methods?
    ... derived from alfalfa. It contains calcium, magnesium, potassium and almost all vitamins. The are alkaline and have...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. what to eat after a bout with diarrhea
    ... are usually lost during diarrhea. You need sodium, potassium and energy (calories). Pedialyte, gatorade, clear...

  2. Tomorrow I prep for Colonoscopy!
    ... mix with water. It's sodium chloride,bicarbonate and potassium chloride. I am so dreading it!...

  3. Horrible Diarrhea for 5 weeks
    ... low sodium (I think due to diarrhea). One time my potassium was low and they gave me pills for that. I've lost...

  4. Colonoscopy Prep was changed???
    ... type & suppose to preserve electrolytes but I had my potassium tested 2 hours prior to drinking the gallon of solution ... . My potassium was 4.5 and coming home the next day from the hospital...
    ... Harry, I find the potassium -depletion part of the process unacceptable. It has ... taken me a year and a half to build my potassium level up to the current 4.4. I don't see how I can...
    ... aldosteronism -- a condition that I secret lots of potassium normally. I have a standing order to have blood tests ... and give me the results so I can adjust my potassium intake. When my potassium get low (3.2 or less), I...

  5. Miralax
    ... I still took my supplements, which I take calcium, potassium and a multivitamin. In frustration I stopped the...

  6. Bowel pain is severe, any ideas?
    ... symptoms. The difficulty breathing was from a lack of potassium , as I didn't have a source of it and ended up in the ... ER last summer. Now I'm on potassium pills. If you are having problems such as mine, you...