Thursday, August 20, 2020 – Episode 041

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - Episode 041
By: Raeann Sparks, BFA, BEd

Potassium-rich Foods on a Ketogenic Way of Eating

  • Ketogenic ways of eating stop the kidneys from hoarding salt.
  • Ketogenic ways of eating alleviate inflammation but also washes sodium out and can cause potassium dumping.
  • Low potassium levels can cause muscle cramping and weakness, heart palpitations, arrhythmia, irritability, and respiratory depression.
  • If you are on a ketogenic way of eating, replace your lost sodium, and choose potassium-rich foods at every meal.