a macronutrient regulating the electrolyte balance in the body, conduction of nerve impulses, has a significant impact, along with sodium and chlorine, to osmotic pressure. Potassium deficiencies inhibit the growth of young organisms, weaken the excitability of the heart muscle, they are the cause of general weakness. The daily requirement is approx. 100 mg. Potassium is most abundant in: milk, poultry meat, fish, beans, peas, potatoes, garlic and yeast.
trace element, the level of which in the body should be kept to a fairly rigorous standard (just like fluoride), and which has a significant impact on the overall resistance of the organism to pathogens, prevents cancer and cardiovascular diseases. It is similar to vitamin E.. Daily human demand for p. is approx. 0,01 mg. Such delivery is provided by almost any rational diet,including dark bread, fish, pork kidneys, the liver, haha, corn, mushrooms, garlic and yeast, and limiting primarily sugar, reducing – just like other carbohydrates – selenium content in the body.