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Potassium : What’s all the fuss about?

Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Body and minerals Potassium is a simple mineral, but it has a very important job: helping your heart beat. A hundred thousand times a day, potassium helps trigger your heart pump blood throughout your body. If you have high blood pressure, heart failure, or heart rhythm problems, getting enough potassium is especially important. And here’s some good news. Potassium and cholesterol aren't directly related, but eating a potassium-rich . . .