A 32-year-old male asked:
how do i maintain the recommended daily potassium intake of 4,700mg, when supplements only have 99mg/cap!how's it possible through diet/supplements?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
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Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Can do via diet but: While 4700 mg/day is recommended, the average man gets 3200 & woman 2400 in the US, so some believe 4700 is over-ambitious. Supps only have 99mg because higher doses irritate stomachs. Beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, avocado & fruit are among the best sources. See http://tinyurl.com/k3jfd5r & http://tinyurl.com/yp35vj for more on sources &
and http://tinyurl.com/l6fcw3d for a debate on the RDI.
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Last updated Nov 3, 2018
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