Daily Amount Needed

Estimated Minimum Requirements 2000 mg/day for adults and adolescents.

Potassium Information

Potassium is essential for the body's growth and maintenance. It is necessary to keep a normal water balance between the cells and body fluids.

Potassium plays an essential role in proper heart function.

Deficiency may cause muscular cramps, twitching and weakness, irregular heartbeat, insomnia, kidney and lung failure.

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