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Potassium

Potassium is needed for

  • correct cell functions
  • regulating body fluid
  • regulating nerves, heart beat and blood pressure

Potassium deficiency is unusual. Severe deficiency of potassium can lead to:

  • heart problem, even heart attack

Good Sources of Potassium

Food
Wholemeal
Milk
Yoghurt
Hot chocolate
Tomato juice
Vegetable juice
Herring fillet
Mackerel fillet
Apple
Dried apricot

m = 0.001


Recommended Intakes for Adults:

UK Reference Nutrient Intakes (RNI) - 3.5g

USA Recommended Daily Amount (RDA) - 3.5g