Potassium is an essential mineral and electrolyte that plays a vital role in maintaining overall health and supporting various bodily functions. Here are some reasons why potassium is important in our diet for health and performance, along with sources of potassium:
what is the recommended amount of potassium per day and list 3 examples of meals that will combine to meet the recommendation
ChatGPTThe recommended daily intake of potassium can vary depending on factors like age, sex, and overall health. In general, the Adequate Intake (AI) for potassium established by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is as follows:
Here are three meal examples that, when combined, can help meet the daily potassium recommendation:
Meal 1: Breakfast
Fructose and our inflammatory diets combined with our stressful lifestyles can increase gut permeability. Not to say everyone should eliminate gluten, but it is worth experimenting by limiting it and avoiding it for a time period to realize if there are benefits or not. I myself find that gluten tends to make me a little more puffy and prone to skin issues. This is especially true with certain beers. Alcohol in general is not good for our guts or our bodies.
Leaky gut, also known as increased intestinal permeability, is a condition in which the lining of the intestines becomes more porous than normal, potentially allowing larger molecules, including undigested food particles and toxins, to pass through the intestinal wall and enter the bloodstream. This can trigger an immune response and lead to various health issues. While there is ongoing research on the causes and implications of leaky gut, the role of wheat in exacerbating this condition is not entirely clear and may vary from person to person.
Wheat contains several components that have been theorized to affect gut health:
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