When people are talking about essential minerals you need, usually the list starts with iron, magnesium and calcium.
It is understandable, as iron improves your blood, magnesium is responsible for 90% of the enzyme processes in your body, and calcium keeps your bones healthy.
However, potassium is also very important, and potassium deficiency can lead to some nasty symptoms, mainly muscle cramps.
Before we go into the causes, symptom and how to avoid potassium deficiency, I should explain you a little bit about potassium.
your body needs potassiumm For healthy adults, the daily recommended dose of potassium is 4.7 grams.