7Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Potassium
Potassium is a vital nutrient for muscle strength, nerve function, and heart health, asserts Janet Brill, a Philadelphia-based nutritionist. Foods like melons, avocados, bananas, and white beans are rich in potassium.
Even if you satisfy your daily requirement of this nutrient (4,700 mg), you’re not immune to potassium deficiency. That’s because the sodium your diet contains causes your body to excrete potassium, According to Brill. Here are red flag signs that you need to increase your potassium intake: