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How potassium conquers constipation, embracing remineralization & normalizing poop talk

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In this episode I delve into the fascinating world of potassium and its remarkable role in maintaining regularity and smooth digestive function. Whether you suffer from constipation or not, there's plenty to learn about this essential mineral. So, get ready for an entertaining and informative ride as we explore the secrets of potassium.

The Importance of Potassium

I kick off the episode by highlighting the serious issue of constipation, which can cause discomfort and bloating. Luckily, potassium swoops in as a superhero to save the day. How does it do it? Well, potassium regulates muscle contractions, including those in your digestive system. Smooth muscle movement is crucial to keep things flowing smoothly and avoid hard, dry stools.

Potassium also plays a vital role in maintaining fluid balance in the body. Together with sodium, it ensures proper hydration, which results in soft, bulky stools that won't leave you feeling stuck on the porcelain throne. Additionally, potassium contributes to nerve function, facilitating proper coordination of muscle contractions during digestion. Adequate potassium levels promote smooth communication between nerves and muscles, keeping everything moving along nicely.

Beyond regularity, potassium aids in nutrient absorption. When your body has enough potassium, it absorbs essential nutrients that support digestion and help prevent constipation. No nutrient is left behind! Furthermore, potassium can soften stool by retaining water in the colon, reducing the need for straining and minimizing the risk of constipation.

Boosting Potassium Levels

I shares practical tips for increasing potassium levels and supporting digestive health. Potassium-rich foods like bananas, avocados, spinach, sweet potatoes, oranges, and many others can be incorporated into your diet. Variety is key, as different fruits and vegetables provide a plethora of potassium. Drinking plenty of water, maintaining a balanced diet, and considering individual health conditions and dietary needs are essential factors to bear in mind.

Maintaining Mineral Balance

It's important to strike a delicate balance between potassium and other minerals, particularly sodium, to ensure optimal cell fluid balance. I introduce my emineralize program, which helps individuals understand the harmonious interaction between minerals. This comprehensive approach goes beyond randomly supplementing with potassium and offers a smart strategy to maintain a healthy mineral balance.

Busting Myths

I take a moment to dispel the cream of tartar myth. While previously suggested as a short-term option for clients due to its presence in many cupboards, cream of tartar is not recommended as a primary source of dietary potassium or as a supplement. Its potassium content is relatively low compared to other food sources, and its bioavailability and absorption by the body are not well-documented. Instead, focusing on well-established sources like fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains ensures a diverse array of beneficial nutrients.

Choosing the Right Supplement

I highlight Pico Potassium as my preferred potassium supplement. This high-quality form of potassium is fully absorbed at the cellular level, distinguishing it from other brands. By considering the best options available, you can give yourself the optimal support for maintaining potassium levels.


As the episode draws to a close, LYDIA reminds listeners of the importance of potassium for conquering constipation, embracing remineralization, and normalizing poop talk. By optimizing potassium levels and maintaining a healthy mineral balance, you can keep your digestive system functioning smoothly. So, be a potassium-knowledge-doer and consider joining the remineralize program for an in-depth exploration of the mineral world. Until next time, stay regular and keep rocking!

To learn more about the power of optimizing your potassium levels and maintaining a healthy mineral balance, join my remineralize program. Don't miss out on the opportunity to conquer the mineral world! Visit my website HERE and sign up today. Registration ends June 18th! 

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