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Updated: Jul 16, 2019

Why is Potassium necessary?

  • Regulates water balance between cells and body fluids

  • Needed for keeping the heart rate regular

  • Helps with muscle health

  • Helps with nerve health

  • Stimulates gut movements

  • Involved in metabolism

What are the signs of deficiency?

  • Diarrhoea

  • Weakness

  • Nausea

  • Swollen abdomen

  • Irregular heartbeat

  • Low blood pressure

Top foods

  • Squash

  • Avocado

  • Mushroom

  • Banana

  • Coconut

  • Courgette

  • Dark leafy green vegetables

  • Pumpkin

  • Sweet Potatoes

High Risk Factors

  • Stress

  • Alcohol

  • To much sugar or salt

  • Diuretics

  • Laxatives

Caution: Please make sure you have a balanced diet, if you are not sure feel free to get in contact. If you are worried about any of your symptoms please consult with a medical doctor.

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