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Re: [IP] Re: Potassium



--- J Hughey <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Nick wrote:
> >>>>Whenever your serum insulin level drops your
> cells start to starve. They
> depend on insulin to get the food IN. If they don't
> get the food they start to
> lose some of their normal function. One of the
> normal cellular functions, as I
> have already said, is to keep the potassium in. When
> your serum insulin level
> drops you lose potassium from inside your cells.
> When that happens you lose
> the potassium in your urine and it is GONE. For that
> you need to take
> potassium supplements.  >>>>
> 
> Then, when the kidneys are failing, that potassium
> stays in the bod (not peed
> out) and that can cause a heart attack. I have a
> chart of high- medium- and
> low-potassium foods if anyone would like it. E-mail
> me privately and I'll post
> it to you. It works both ways - use the high amounts
> if you're low, the low
> amounts if you're high. I have not yet been able
> (unwilling, actually) to give
> up my beloved mashed potatoes. (~_^) YMMV  My
> kidneys are functioning at 18%,
> therefore, I'm on a low-potassium diet. 8^((
> 
> BTW, I had no trouble giving up Kelp (most
> potassium) since I never started it
> anyway. ;)
> Please email the list regarding
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