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What are some foods high in potassium?

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Here are some foods that are high in potassium:

  • Broccoli
  • Kale
  • Turnip greens
  • Collard greens  
  • Bananas
  • Oranges
  • Cantaloupe
  • Honeydew
  • Apricots
  • Grapefruit
  • Some dried fruits such as prunes, raisins, and dates
  • Cooked spinach
  • Cooked broccoli
  • Potatoes
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Mushrooms
  • Peas
  • Cucumbers
  • Zucchini
  • Pumpkins
  • Peas, lima beans, black-eyed peas, and pinto beans

SOURCES:

FDA: “Changes to the Nutrition Facts label.”

American Heart Association: “A primer on potassium,” “How potassium can help control high blood pressure.”

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: “What is potassium?”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Potassium: Tips for people with chronic kidney disease,” “Diet and lifestyle changes.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Living with the DASH eating plan.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on December 16, 2020

SOURCES:

FDA: “Changes to the Nutrition Facts label.”

American Heart Association: “A primer on potassium,” “How potassium can help control high blood pressure.”

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: “What is potassium?”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Potassium: Tips for people with chronic kidney disease,” “Diet and lifestyle changes.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Living with the DASH eating plan.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on December 16, 2020

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