Potassium

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 here.

If you are worried about any of your symptoms please consult with a medical doctor.