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Can potassium be made good by feeding potassium rich foods like bananas?

Fortunately to some extent yes. However, mothers need to be taught and motivated how to modify a child's normal diet to include these foods for several weeks after an attack of diarrhoea - or more or less permanently in fact in order to have much of an effect.

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updated: 23 August, 2019