Did you know that LESS THAN 8% of the US population actually achieve adequate potassium intake? So outrageous. And on average, ALL ADULTS ingest a full 200% of our daily sodium requirement.
We SHOULD be ingesting way more potassium than sodium, about three times as much. And we don’t. Not even close. We are the ONLY mammals to have shifted this ratio. And we’re the only mammals to have heart disease as the number one killer….which is in large part due to not eating enough K+ foods (see Romilly’s K+ pix).
It’s not that sodium is a bad actor, as the press would lead us to believe. It’s just that we’re woefully inadequate with potassium. How are you getting your K+ today?