Pure Encapsulations Potassium (citrate) offers support for nerves, heart, muscles, bones and the metabolism. Potassium is an essential mineral an electrolyte that participates in many bodily processes. It can support healthy blood flow, while also helping transfer electrical impulses throughout the heart. The muscles may also benefit from this nutrient, along with your nervous system and the ability to promote the absorption of important vitamins and minerals. Its impact on smooth muscle contraction also supports healthy digestion. In addition, potassium may help maintain the functioning of bone cells, as well as acid alkaline balance. The mineral supports the process of bone mineralization by encouraging improved absorption of calcium, the nutrient primarily responsible strong bones that might break less easily. Potassium citrate may be especially helpful to women, since it may help maintain bone composition in the vertebrae, hips, and neck to increase comfort. Bone mass often declines as you get older, so supplementation may be a solution. Finally, potassium can promote better mental well-being, increased energy, and a good mood. Most people can get sufficient levels of this nutrient through a balanced diet that includes bananas, avocados, salmon, potatoes, cantaloupe, tomatoes, and dairy products. A potassium supplement may provide additional insurance on those busy days when youre stuck relying on processed foods that are high in sodium; increased sodium intake also increases your need for potassium. Recommended use: 1 capsule, 1-2 times daily with meals, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Pure Encapsulations Potassium (citrate) Facts:
1 vegetable capsule contains:
potassium (as potassium citrate) 200 mg
Other Ingredients: vegetarian capsule (cellulose, water), ascorbyl palmitate. Natural color variations may occur.
Not to be taken if you have hyperkalemia or abnormal kidney function, or take ACE inhibitors or potassium sparing diuretics.