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Puzzled About Potassium?

I don't know about you, but when I think of potassium, I think of bananas. That's all that really comes to mind.




Do you know what it does for our bodies or how much we're supposed to get? Can you get too much potassium? Take this quiz to find out.

Puzzled About Potassium?

What is your RDI of potassium a day?

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starkiss23 starkiss23 9 years
That's really surprising about the potato!
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 9 years
YA BABY 100%!
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 9 years
YA BABY 100%!
ragus ragus 9 years
I love dried bananas
ragus ragus 9 years
I love dried bananas
The-Italian-Jem The-Italian-Jem 9 years
exactly
The-Italian-Jem The-Italian-Jem 9 years
exactly
moonischasingme1 moonischasingme1 9 years
The question says if you get too much K, which would be hyperkalemic.
The-Italian-Jem The-Italian-Jem 9 years
Hyper and hypo mean two different things. Fit said hyperkalemia, not hypokalemia.
hottpink hottpink 9 years
Whoo hoo! 3 out of 4!
hottpink hottpink 9 years
Whoo hoo! 3 out of 4!
mtiger mtiger 9 years
1 out of 4...not so good! :(
mtiger mtiger 9 years
1 out of 4...not so good! :(
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
wow I got one right.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
wow I got one right.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
3/4!!! Guess I knew more then I thought ;)
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
3/4!!!Guess I knew more then I thought ;)
SummerBaby SummerBaby 9 years
ooooo no i got none of them right thats horrible! :(
SummerBaby SummerBaby 9 years
ooooo no i got none of them rightthats horrible! :(
usigebeatha usigebeatha 9 years
Actually too little potassium leads to hypokalemia. The answer to Question 3. is wrong. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypokalemia
usigebeatha usigebeatha 9 years
Actually too little potassium leads to hypokalemia. The answer to Question 3. is wrong.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypokalemia
kiddylnd kiddylnd 9 years
yet another reason to eat my taters!
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