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.