The recommended daily amount of potassium is :
3,000 mg per day for ages 1 to 3
3,800 mg per day for ages 4 to 8
4,500 mg per day for ages 9 to 13
4,700 mg per day for ages 14 and older
5,100 for women who are breastfeeding
Potassium deficiency can produce an array of symptoms. However, as this deficiency is often overlooked, it can result in devastating and sometimes life-threatening consequences.