Potassium is a key mineral that the body relies on heavily to function properly. Foods that are rich in potassium are important in managing high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) because potassium lessens the effects of sodium. The more potassium you eat, the more sodium you lose through urine. Potassium also helps to ease tension in your blood vessel walls,
More than 300 million people travel on over-seas flights (generally more than four hours) each year. Sitting for a few hours is a risk factor to create Blood Clots in your lower extremities and your lungs. Prolonged travel appears to confer a two- to fourfold increase in risk of venous clot.
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is clotting of blood in a deep veins of an extremity (usually calf or thigh) or the Hip.
Vitamin B12 (cobalamins) is necessary for the formation and maturation of red blood cells and the synthesis of DNA, which is the genetic material of cells.
Vitamin B12 is also necessary for normal nerve function. Since your body doesn’t make vitamin B12, you have to get it from animal-based foods or from supplements.