Potassium (K) is a macromineral with important functions at the level of muscle and nervous system.
The most important functions are:
Essential for the correct growth of the organism.
It is part of the bones.
Participates in the osmotic balance: concentration of substances inside and outside the cells.
It is involved in the production of proteins from its main components, amino acids.
It intervenes in the metabolism of carbohydrates.
It helps in the permeability of the membranes.
It is essential for the synthesis of muscles.
Participates in chemical reactions.
It is involved in nerve transmission.
Participates in muscle contraction.