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Potassium

Potassium is an electrolyte that plays a crucial role in energy production in your body.

Adequate Intake per Day

No specific South African NRVs are assigned for Potassium

Food sources

  • Fruits and vegetables

Problems associated with deficiency

  • Although deficiency is rare, it can lead to weakness, fatigue and abnormal heart contractions if it occurs

Potential benefits at recommended levels

  • It is part of a number of metabolic actions, especially those that involve the release of energy
  • Needed for muscle growth
  • Regulates heartbeat and muscle contraction
  • Helps regulate blood pressure