Potassium, your invisible friend

An excellent and informative post from Dr Malcolm Kendrick, Author of ‘The Great Cholesterol Con’.

Dr. Malcolm Kendrick

I recognise that I spent a lot of time telling people what does not cause heart disease, and what does not protect against heart disease. My sister told me… ‘well, what advice would you give people, then?’ I usually shrug my shoulders and reply ‘there is no shortage of advice around, I don’t think I need to add to the daily bombardment.

However, I shall break the habit of a lifetime and, with slight trepidation, announce that I strongly believe that Potassium is good for you.  If you consume more of it you will, most likely, live both longer and in better health.

How much should you consume? A couple of extra grams a day should do the trick. Having said this, I do recognise that most people will not have the faintest idea how much potassium they consume and, frankly, neither do I. But you…

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