All nutrients are important and potassium is no different. However the signs of a potassium deficiency are more easily noticeable than many.
What is potassium? Potassium is a mineral that helps to control the balance of fluids in the body and also helps the heart muscle work properly. It also helps to balance out the negative effects of salt and lower your blood pressure. Clearly it is a vital component of the body and needs to be present for the body to function effectively and for us to be healthy. How would you know if you have low potassium levels? This article provides some of the answers.