Picture: BulkSupplements Pure Potassium Chloride Powder (500 grams)
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Size: 500 grams (17.6 oz) Powder
Potassium chloride is sometimes used as a substitute for salt. It also doubles as a way of replacing potassium in those who have a potassium deficiency. Potassium is an essential mineral. It is important for the body to be supplied with constantly high levels of potassium in order to help deal with the balance of water, the acidity levels of the body, the blood pressure, and the way the muscles respond to commands from the brain. It is also able to carry on impulses throughout the heart. In order for protein and carbohydrates to be properly metabolized, potassium is necessary. When potassium citrate is excreted it comes out in the form of a carbonate. It is often used as a diuretic because it is non-irritating and relatively inoffensive. It is sometimes used as a buffering agent in sodas and other carbonated beverages. As far as natural sources of potassium are concerned, this mineral can be found in most types of fruit with particularly high concentrations in bananas. Potassium may also be found in vegetables, milk, and legumes. In order to make sure that the body is constantly supplied with potassium it is necessary to consume many fruits and vegetables per day. Potassium chloride is a kind of salt derived from potassium and chlorine. It is used in the food processing industry, in medicine and various scientific uses and has the following benefits to man. Potassium chloride lowers blood pressure. Clinical tests have shown that potassium chloride supplementation reduces blood pressure both in people who have hypertension and in people who have normal blood pressure. Our body needs sufficient supply of potassium to balance the sodium content in the body as excess sodium can result to high blood pressure. Potassium chloride helps maintain healthy heart, brain, kidneys and various muscle tissues of the body by sending electrical signals between these various tissues and the nervous system.
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