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Mineral of the Week: Potassium (K)


Potassium is also referred to as 'The Alkalizer' as it helps balance our pH level in the body. Each cell in our body contains more Potassium than any other mineral.

Benefits:

👍 Helps with skin elasticity

👍 Breaks up lymphatic congestion

👍 Boosts clear thinking

👍 Imperative for heart function / rhythm

👍 Calms the nerves

👍 Assists with allergy reduction

👍 Regulates water balance

👍 Helps reduce blood pressure

👍 Reduces physical and mental stress

👍 Lessens diarrhea

👍 Helps with hypoglycemia

Deficiency Symptoms Include:

😬 Stomach distress

😬 Apprehension

😬 Acne

😬 Anxiety

😬 Swollen ankles

😬 Weak ligaments

😬 Physical and mental fatigue

😬 Eczema on feet / legs

😬 Inability to digest sugar

😬 Liver & Kidney dysfunction

😬 Salt retention

😬 Bitter taste in mouth

😬 Tendency to blister

Food / Herbal Sources include: Asparagus, avocados, almonds, bananas, beets, carrots, cauliflower,celery, cilantro, catnip, hops, nettle, red clover, green beans, garlic, spinach, squash, yams, tomato, dandelion, kidney beans, etc.

My first favorite way to get minerals / vitamins in the body is diet so play around and see what works for you!



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