Getting Enough Nutrition: 3 Simple High-Potassium Foods To Include In Your Child's Lunch

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Did you know that 98% of Americans do not have enough potassium in their diet? Potassium is an essential ion that is needed to prevent fatigue, muscle cramps, and constipation. In short, it’s an important nutrient your child needs in order to give it their best at school. Fortunately, ensuring that your child gets enough potassium is easy. You can easily include these 3 high-potassium foods in their lunch or give them lunch money to get these foods from the cafeteria at school.…

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Using Simple Substitutions to Make Your Meals Healthier

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Eating healthier does not have to mean giving up all of your favorite dishes. In many cases, you can substitute healthier ingredients for the high-fat, high-calorie ingredients a recipe calls for and still end up with a tasty—yet much healthier—dish. Here’s a look at some common substitutions to try. Yogurt for Mayonnaise One tablespoon of mayonnaise contains a whopping 90 calories and 10 grams of fat! This can really add up when you use mayo in salad dressings, dips, and similar concoctions.…

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Good Alternatives to Refined Sugar

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Consuming refined sugar—especially a lot of it— can cause continual sugar cravings, unhealthy levels of blood fat, and obesity. So, you should consider limiting the amount of refined sugar you consume or even completely eliminating refined sugar from your diet. You can do this by using artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes in place of refined sugar. Learn more about sugar substitutes so that you can make healthy changes to your diet.…

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