Potassium

What it is

Potassium is as key mineral that helps our bodies maintain electrolyte balance, as well as supporting digestive and heart health too. One of the main benefits of potassium is its ability to assist nerve and muscle function – key for those active little bodies!

Daily intake

Children aged 1 – 3: 2,000 mg/day
Children aged 4 – 8: 2,300 mg/day

Boys aged 9 – 13: 3,000 mg/day
Boys aged 14-18: 3,600 mg/day

Girls aged 9 – 13: 2,500 mg/day
Girls aged 14 – 18: 2,600 mg/day

Sources

Squash, sweet potato, avocado, spinach, bananas, coconut water, kefir, msuhrooms