12 high potassium food sources

  Potassium is found in a variety of whole foods, especially fruits and vegetables such as yams, white beans, potatoes and bananas. The recommended daily intake for potassium really depends on your age and whether or not you’re pregnant; however, the standard intake recommeded in the US is 4,700 mg. Here is a list of […]

10 signs of potassium deficiency

Potassium deficiency is known as hypokalemia. Normal potassium levels are between 3.5 and 5.0 millimoles per litre (mmol/L). When the level dips below 3.5 it is defined as hypokalemia. Consuming some potassium on  a regular basis is important because it can be lost quickly. It can be lost by exhertion (sweating), falling ill (vomitting), excessive urination […]