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Is the potassium a nutrient?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Mineral

Potassium is an essential mineral used for many functions in your body.
It is not a nutrient - that is it contains no energy and your body cannot use it for fuel. But your body needs it critically and without adequate amounts you could get in serious trouble. However, it is a rare diet that lacks enough potassium.

In brief: Mineral

Potassium is an essential mineral used for many functions in your body.
It is not a nutrient - that is it contains no energy and your body cannot use it for fuel. But your body needs it critically and without adequate amounts you could get in serious trouble. However, it is a rare diet that lacks enough potassium.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine

In brief: Potassium

Yes. Potassium is a vital nutrient for the human body.

In brief: Potassium

Yes. Potassium is a vital nutrient for the human body.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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