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38 It’s Your Life Magazine mung beans provides 155 mg potassium and only 6 mg sodium. Try to get at least 4,700 mg potassium and no more than 2,300 mg sodium per day to avoid high blood pressure and an increased risk for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease, according to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.” You can read more in my article Mung Bean Sprouts. Homegrown Sprouts can be enjoyed by themselves or in recipes such as stir-fry or tacos, added to salads and even smoothies. About the Author, Mary is owner of Mary’s Heirloom Seeds. Over the years, Mary has taught children and Adults all over the world about the benefits of organic gardening. You can find Mary over at her blog Back to the Basics or Mary’s Heirloom Seeds. If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Mary at mary@marysheirloomseeds.com Order your Non-GMO seeds today with FREE SHIPPING within the US. Free pack of bee-friendly seeds included with all orders. http://www.marysheirloomseeds.com/ http://back2basichealth.blogspot.com/ Ask the Gardner Do you have a question about organic gardening? If so this is the place to ask it, Mary Smith our experienced organic gardener will be happy to answer your questions. Questions will be answered and published in our magazine and on our website. itsyourlifemag.com/ask-the-gardener Issue 5 S U B S C R I B E