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dave - April 19, 2006, 12:27
why potassium tablet only 3% of rda
ZooScape Moderator - April 19, 2006, 15:33
Potassium supplements are often low dosage, low RDA, as dietary measures are the best means of increasing potassium intake. Blood levels of potassium are tightly regulated, and highly bioavailable potassium supplements may increase blood levels significantly, leading to the possibility of acute toxicity. The controversial "recommended daily allowance" of potassium ranges between 1900 mg to 5600 mg, thus a 99 mg supplement is roughly 2%-3% of the RDA. For those who wish to increase the dosage of supplemental potassium, we offer a powdered version so people can customize their own dosages. However, this should be undertaken with extreme care, and people should consult their healthcare practitioner before taking larger doses of potassium.
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