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A 22-year-old male asked:

When we eat a banana is the potassium absorbed straight away? or does it release it through the day? how does it work? potassium chloride faster absb?

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Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
It depends: It depends on our body's individual response. Oral Potassium Chloride will be absorbed over 1-2 hours and banana may take upto 4 hours.

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Last updated Feb 27, 2018

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