Potassium

Potassium

Potassium is a mineral which your body needs to work normally as it helps nerves and muscles to function.

Sources include
  • Apples, oranges, bananas, avocado
  • Beans, peas
  • Leafy green vegetables, such as spinach, kale
  • Milk, yoghurt, meat
  • Root vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes

It is important to have a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.

Health benefits of potassium

Health benefits

Potassium contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system and muscle function. It also contributes to the maintenance of normal blood pressure.

Source: European Food Safety Association