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Potassium or Palpitations: Pick Your Poison

By Margaret Ruth Olson A happy heart runs off of a balance of electrolytes including the essential enzyme potassium. A potassium deficiency can result not only in temporary heart palpitations, but also in long term heart abnormalities such as hypertension and congestive heart failure. Though the average adult has the opportunity to consume electrolytes in [...]

 

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Weird Foods that Runners Love!

Since childhood we have been bombarded with images of the healthy body—one that exercises and eats “right.” But perhaps those classroom diagrams of the jogger holding a carrot weren’t quite accurate. Eating “right” means different things for different people, and for runners it can just simply mean eating weird. Here’s what I mean: