Why do we need potassium?

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We need potassium because it helps in the proper functioning of all cells, tissues and organs in the human body. Potassium is essential to heart function and it plays a major role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction.
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We need potassium because it is an electrolyte, which conducts electricity in the body. It is needed for proper cell, tissue, and organ function. You can find more info at: www.umm.edu
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