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Cocoa contains antioxidants as well as iron, potassium and zinc. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cocoa contains antioxidants as well as iron, potassium and zinc. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet a dose of potassium cyanide found its way into his morning coffee. The Bullet Catchers (1989)Reports now suggest that he was killed by potassium cyanide. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He had taken a bite from an apple laced with potassium cyanide. The Sun (2009)Anyone taking steroid drugs should ensure that the diet is well supplied with calcium and potassium rich foods. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)These will replace essential sodium and potassium, as well as fluid. The Sun (2008)They have more iron, magnesium and potassium. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It also contains traces of minerals including potassium, iron and calcium. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also contains potassium, which helps control your salt cravings. The Sun (2012)Salt changes the balance of sodium and potassium in your blood, which raises your blood pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is linked with other minerals, in particular calcium and potassium. Diets to Help Diabetes (1983)A lack of potassium or sodium can cause muscle weakness. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)They make an important contribution to the intake of vitamin C and potassium. The Sun (2016)Most of the vitamin C and potassium is found in the middle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It also gives us vitamin C and potassium for a healthy heart. The Sun (2010)It is a source of minerals including calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Yes, bananas contain potassium, which is slightly radioactive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just two tablespoons contain a huge helping of potassium, calcium and omega-3 fat. The Sun (2011)But GPs warned the fruit contains potassium - and too much can spark a heart attack. The Sun (2009)It is a brilliant way of getting protein, fat, calcium and potassium. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their naturally antiseptic properties are said to help kill bacteria, while minerals including potassium and magnesium help reduce inflammation and clean out mucus blocking the airways. The Sun (2013)Then she sets them to work, recording its chemical symbol, appearance and properties and comparing them to sodium and potassium. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is high in vitamin A, magnesium and potassium. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not only is it rich in calcium, magnesium and potassium, nettle tea can also help the body to flush out any excess fluids. The Sun (2015)
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British English: potassium NOUN
Potassium is a chemical element that occurs mainly in compounds. These compounds are used in making such things as glass, soap, and fertilizers.
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