Name (common): Potassium
Potassium is an essential mineral, often also referred to as an electrolyte. The best dietary sources of potassium are fruits and vegetables.
Functions and general science:
For the body to function normally it requires tight regulation of potassium inside and outside of cells. This is critical for transmitting nerve impulses as well as for healthy heart and muscle function.
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