Potassium is an essential mineral found in fruits and vegetables that is essential for nerve transmission and works with sodium to regulate the body’s water balance. ** It also:
Helps to maintain healthy muscle function**
Supports carbohydrate and protein metabolism**
Promote ideal water balance**
What is Potassium Citrate?
Potassium Citrate is a form of Potassium that aids mineral balance of the blood.** It is an important mineral for healthy electrolyte balance and peak cell function throughout your body.** Potassium is essential for normal nerve transmission and healthy muscle function.** Our citrate form of this key mineral provides superior quality and absorbability.**
There are many fresh fruits and vegetables that are rich in Potassium. Some potassium rich fruits are bananas, prunes and prune juice, oranges and orange juice and watermelon. Some potassium rich vegetables are baked potatoes with skin, spinach, summer squash, kale, tomatoes and cabbage. Pre-packaged and processed foods are not always the best sources to get potassium.
According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for American’s Advisory Committee, potassium is 1 of the 4 major deficit nutrients in the American people’s diet. Potassium requirements increased considerably when in 2004, the adequate intake was established at 4,700 mg a day.ƚ
Potassium Citrate supplements are available in capsule or powder form.
Potassium Citrate Directions for Use:
Potassium Citrate is best to take anytime during the day, preferably in separated doses with food. If it is taken late in the evening, you might frequently urinate throughout the night. Potassium RDA’s for adults male and female are 4,700mg. Be sure to talk with your doctor before adding this supplement, or any other supplements, to your wellness regimen.