Nutrition Tips : How Does Potassium Help Your Body?

My name is Christine Marquette and I’m a registered dietitian with the Austin Regional Clinicand I’m going to talk to you about how our bodies use potassium. Potassium is anothermineral that is referred to as one of the electrolytes. It works in concert with sodiumto regulate fluid balance. It also actually stimulates our kidneys to […]

Nutritional Yeast | Spices in the Kitchen | Andrew Weil, M.D.

Nutritional yeast used to be something that health food nuts ate.This is a yeast that’s grown on anutrative medium, primarily for human consumption.As distinct from brewer’s yeast which is a byproduct ofthe brewing industry and doesn’t contain as complete a spectrum of B vitamins.Brewer’s yeast also has a bitter taste, nutritional yeast is much more […]

Macrominerals: The Seven Major Minerals of Human Nutrition

Nutritional Management of Renal Disease

Chronic renal (kidney) disease is the permanent loss of the kidneys’ function. The kidneysplay a number of important roles including excreting toxins through urination. As thekidneys fail, toxins can build up that further harm the kidneys and also can make the petfeel ill. Although renal disease cannot be cured without a kidney transplant, appropriatetreatment can […]

Vitamin Labels Are Wrong – Know Your Nutritional Requirements

Hi, I’m Dr. Tod Cooperman, President and Founder of ConsumerLab com, which hasbeen testing and reporting on the quality of dietary supplements since1999, and I’m here today to tell you something disturbing about the labelingon dietary supplements, which is that the Daily Value (DV) information that you seein the Supplement Facts panels on these products […]

The Best Vegan Milks, According To A Dietitian

Groetch: The rice milk and the coconut milkand the almond milk are very low in protein.So if you’re looking to get a protein sourcelike a vegetarian or plant-based protein source,these are not very good.Narrator: That’s registered dietician Marion Groetch.Today she’s gonna help us sort throughall of these different non-dairy milksand tell us which ones might […]

Healthy Eating Tips : Healthy Eating: Sodium & Potassium

I’d like to talk to you about sodium and potassium. This is a very important aspect of a healthydiet. We have a real problem right now with our modern diet in that it contains far toomuch sodium and not enough potassium. Just the opposite of what our ancestors ate. Andyou might think well I don’t […]

A Boy Ate 25 Laxative Brownies In 1 Hour. This Is What Happened To His Kidneys.

A boy ate 25 laxative brownies in one hour.This is what happened to his kidneys.[siren wailing]BG is a 14-year-old boy presenting to the emergency room with an abnormal heart rate.His older brother Nate tells the admitting nurse that BG had defecated eight timesin the last ten hours before stumbling around, confused.You see, BG and his […]

Potassium & Blood Pressure: MUST WATCH!

Hi, guys.Dr. Berg here.In this video we’re going to talk about insulin resistance, potassium, and blood pressure.Out of all the nutrients that you need, potassium is something needed in very large quantities.You need 4700 mg of potassium every single day.What does that mean with food?It means that hardly anyone is getting their potassium, because you […]

POTASSIUM: The MOST Important Electrolyte – MUST WATCH!

Hey, guys, Dr. Berg here.I want to do a video on the most important electrolyte.Let me explain what electrolyte is.If you ever take salt and put it in water and dissolve it, it disassociates.The sodium and chloride disconnect and they become two separate minerals.That fluid is very electrically conductive.Basically, electrolytes have to do with minerals […]