Posts Tagged "sodium"

Coconut Water

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in Digestion, Hydration | 0 comments

Coconut Water

Coconut water is being marketed as nature’s perfect sports drink. What exactly is it? It is the clear liquid found in the center of a young coconut before it matures. Once mature, the water has solidified to become the coconut’s tasty white flesh. Grown in tropical regions all over the world, coconut water can be drunk directly from the freshly harvested green fruit. Across the US, pasteurized coconut water is becoming more readily available in cans, bottles and tetra packs. Some health food markets also carry green coconuts in the produce department for a “fresh” source of this...

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Ditch the Table Salt and Switch to Sea Salt

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in Blood Sugar Balance, Hydration, Mineral Balance | 0 comments

Ditch the Table Salt and Switch to Sea Salt

Every cell in the body requires salt to function. In fact, salt is needed for countless functions in the body.  Salt . . . helps with nerve stimulation, muscle contraction and expansion, proper functioning of the adrenals, and other biological processes contains magnesium which is important to nerve conductivity, bone density, resistance to heart disease,  producing enzymes, and forming tooth enamel provides chloride which helps produce acid necessary for protein digestion and enzymes for carbohydrate digestion is necessary for proper brain development and growth, especially in the...

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