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Potassium: Health Benefits, Deficiency and Toxicity

Potassium is a mineral found in cells of all living organisms, including those of plants, animals and humans. This mineral is an essential part of electrical and cellular functions within the body’s tissues and organs and plays an important role in metabolism. The heart, kidneys, digestive system, muscles and nerves all rely on potassium to function properly. Potassium found in the blood and other body fluids is, along with calcium, chloride, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium and […]