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Foods Can Affect Your Medication

Are you uncertain about which foods are important to be aware of in combination with your medications or supplements? Some foods can impact or even eliminate their effectiveness so this is important information.

  • Taking ACE inhibitors to lower blood pressure will increase potassium retention. Best not to eat too many high potassium foods such as bananas!
  • Grapefruit, or it’s juice, should not be taken if you’re on Statin medications.

For more information, read this article about the book, “Don’t Eat This If You’re Taking That”, by Dr. Madelyn Rernstrom and Dr. John Fernstrom.