Beyond the Banana

Beyond the Banana

Last week I talked about the new nutrition label proposed by the FDA. Assuming the changes are accepted, there would be a new focus on potassium intake...Specifically, potassium plays a role in maintaining blood pressure and a regular heart beat, as well as muscle contraction. Don't forget when I say muscle, I don't just mean your biceps and your quads. Your heart is a muscle, and your body has smooth muscle that helps you digest food.

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