10. Potassium and Human Health

  1. William Wist,
  2. Jay H. Lehr and
  3. Rod McEachern

Published Online: 17 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470529058.ch10

Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits

Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits

How to Cite

Wist, W., Lehr, J. H. and McEachern, R. (2009) Potassium and Human Health, in Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470529058.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470087138

Online ISBN: 9780470529058

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Keywords:

  • dietary potassium role in human health;
  • potassium elimination defects;
  • potassium overload leading to medical conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction

  • Cellular Physiology of Potassium

  • Potassium Balance

  • Defects in Potassium Elimination

  • Medical Conditions Related to Potassium Excess

  • Medical Conditions Related to Potassium Deficit

  • Indirect Role of Potassium in Health

  • Summary

  • References