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THE FIX: POTASSIUM

Updated: Mar 3, 2023

High impact strategies that will help you feel great, lose weight, build muscle and regain your confidence. #thepotassiumfix



HIGH IMPACT STRATEGIES


100g Spinach > 550mg

100g Avocado > 500mg

200g Potato > 900mg

200g Beef > 1000mg

1 Cup Orange Juice > 500mg

1 Medium Banana > 450mg


WHY POTASSIUM IS IMPORTANT


Potassium assists in numerous bodily functions, including: Blood Pressure, Cellular Fluid Balance, Muscle Contractions, Digestion & Heart Rhythm. Maybe something you didn't know ... potassium is important for preventing insulin resistance and insomnia. Several studies suggest a potassium-rich diet may help reduce the risk of stroke. And if you are someone who experiences issues with edema; you are likely Potassium deficient.


RECOMMENDED DAILY INTAKE

MALE: 3000mg -- 3400mg

FEMALE: 2300mg -- 2600mg

ATHLETE: +200mg -- 400mg


PRO TIP


Do you suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis? Increase your Potassium Intake! A study from 2008 demonstrates that adequate potassium intake (up to 6000mg!) can have an anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects.


SAMPLE MEAL RICH IN POTASSIUM


100g Potatoes = 450mg

100g Extra Lean Beef = 500mg

Pick a Vegetable

1/2 Cup Orange Juice = 250mg


Total Potassium Intake = 1200mg

(If you are a 14 yr old girl ... congratulations! You are half way there.)


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Stärk Fitness
Stärk Fitness
Oct 16, 2022

Why you are probably potassium deficient: Sugar, Caffeine & Alcohol.

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