Potassium helps nutrients move into cells and waste products move out of cells. Potassium promotes healthy nerves and muscles, maintains fluid balance in the body and relaxes muscles.
Potassium aids the secretion of insulin for blood sugar control to produce energy. Potassium is also involved in metabolism; it also stimulates our gut movements and maintains good heart function.
Signs of deficiency of Potassium include, pins and needles, muscle weakness and irregular heartbeat. An imbalance of Potassium: Sodium Ratio can lead to low blood pressure, confusion and mental tiredness.
The best foods for Potassium are:
It is not necessary to supplement, however if you wish you will find Potassium in Potassium Gluconate/Chloride, Seaweed & Brewer’s Yeast.
Magnesium helps to hold Potassium in our cells.