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Is potassium good for health?

which food is full with potassium and good for health is potassium have any bad reaction for body? which food is full with potassium and good for health is potassium have any bad reaction for body?
Asked On : Tue, 22 Dec 2009
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  Anonymous's Response

Bananas, prunes apricots, raisins and dry fruits are rich sources of potassium./ Cantaloupe, brussel sprouts, kiwi fruits, melons are also high in potassium content. Potassium is an essential element in ones body for many reactions. 

You need this mineral:

  1. as a component for balancing the pH of your body
  2. for normal water balance in your body
  3. for normal muscle growth
  4. for healthy nervous system and brain function.
Such is its importance.

Answered: Tue, 22 Dec 2009
Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Praveen Tayal's  Response

Thanks for writing to us.

Potassium is an essential mineral to maintain normal fluid and electrolyte balance in our body. Consuming it orally is very helpful in maintaining a good health. Excessive intake has its bad effects and intravenous injections may be lethal in a healthy individual. Rich sources of potassium are all citrus fruits, apricots, raisins, etc.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.


Dr. Praveen Tayal

Answered: Sun, 16 Oct 2011
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