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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:

๐Ÿ‘ Helps with skin elasticity

๐Ÿ‘ Breaks up lymphatic congestion

๐Ÿ‘ Boosts clear thinking

๐Ÿ‘ Imperative for heart function / rhythm

๐Ÿ‘ Calms the nerves

๐Ÿ‘ Assists with allergy reduction

๐Ÿ‘ Regulates water balance

๐Ÿ‘ Helps reduce blood pressure

๐Ÿ‘ Reduces physical and mental stress

๐Ÿ‘ Lessens diarrhea

๐Ÿ‘ Helps with hypoglycemia

Deficiency Symptoms Include:

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Stomach distress

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Apprehension

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Acne

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Anxiety

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Swollen ankles

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Weak ligaments

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Physical and mental fatigue

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Eczema on feet / legs

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Inability to digest sugar

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Liver & Kidney dysfunction

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Salt retention

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Bitter taste in mouth

๐Ÿ˜ฌ 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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