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Why have you chosen 200mg of potassium?Updated a month ago

Each Restore stick pack contains 200 mg of potassium, one-fifth the amount of its sodium content, at 1000mg. This creates a sodium-to-potassium ratio of 5:1. Here’s why this ratio is carefully chosen:

Our body's neurons operate a vital sodium-potassium pump in their cell membranes, exchanging three sodium ions for every two potassium ions. This ratio is crucial for functions such as nerve signaling and muscle contractions. 

Because individuals who are active, those on low-carb diets, and intermittent fasters typically lose more sodium, and since minimally processed foods have lower sodium levels, focusing on sodium replenishment is essential. Restore aims to maintain the focus on sodium replenishment with potassium balance combined with a healthy diet to maximise health and performance.

While increasing the potassium in Restore was considered, it is generally more beneficial to source most potassium from the diet. Foods like meats, avocados, and leafy greens can help those on restrictive diets like keto nearly achieve the ideal pump ratio.

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