Potassium

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Last updated 9 years ago

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Health & Fitness
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Potassium

Where can you get potassium?You can get potassium from things other than bananas and orange juice you can get potassium from fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are among the best sources of potassium. These include broccoli, cantaloupe, winter squash, potatoes, spinach, watermelon, zucchini, vine fruit like tomatoes, eggplat and pumpkins,, root vegetables, meat, poultry, nuts, leafy greens, sweet potatoes, mushrooms and prunes (dried plums)

What does Potassium do?Potassium helps among other things to contract, to help regulate fluids and mineral balance in and out of your body cells and helps normalize blood pressure by blunting the effects of sodium potassium may also reduce your risk of reoccuring kidney and possible bone loss as well.

Potassium

Sir Humphry Davis discovered potassium in 1807

potassium is a nutrient and a mineral

Potassium DeficiencyIf you have potassium dificiency you could be wrecking your blood pressure you could possibly be diagnosed with chronic high blood pressure if you have chronic high blood pressuree you have the risk of developing heart disease and stroke two of the top three killers in America

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The periodic table started using potassium in 1985

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Potassium is commonly used for glass, soap, a substitute for table salt, medical reasons, fertalizers and gunpowder

The color of potassium is white The symbol of potassium on the periodic table is K


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