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What is "good" salt, and where can we find it?



Just as there are good and bad fats, the same case works with salt. Potassium, in this case, becomes the good salt, and largely defines the proper functioning of the body.

Sometimes we lose a lot of fluid for different reasons whether it be a bad stomach (diahrrea) or heavy sweating from a workout. These factors can severely decrease potassium in the body as well as some drugs.


We can realize that we need potassium when we feel fatigue, muscle weakness, abdominal pain and cramping, and in very severe cases, cardiac arrhythmia and muscle paralysis.

According to a recent study, "the consumption of 4.7 grams of potassium per day is equivalent to decreasing 4 grams of "bad salt "(sodium) in terms of reducing your blood pressure."


Potassium is the essential nutrient in almost all fruits and vegetables.

Among the best sources of potassium are in:

  • Spinach.

  • Broccoli

  • Celery

  • Banana.

  • Avocado.

  • Avocado

  • Apricot.

  • Baked potato.

  • White Bean

  • Chard.

If you look in depth, many of these foods also promote the production of glutathione, although it would be necessary to consume huge amounts to match the required daily of the liquid form (between 300 and 400 mgs).


As the saying goes, we are what we eat. Take care of your habits starting today – the more time passes, the more we need to resort to what benefits the body because our natural reserves of antioxidants and minerals are running out.


References:

https://www.tuasaude.com/es/alimentos-ricos-en-potasio/

https://quealimentos.com/tabla-alimentos-ricos-en-potasio/

https://www.webconsultas.com/dieta-y-nutricion/dieta-equilibrada/micronutrientes/minerales/potasio-1832

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