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Which foods are a good source of potassium?

The following foods are top sources of potassium:

• Potato, baked with skin
• White beans
• Lima beans
• Soybeans
• Beet Greens
• Prunes
• Butternut Squash
• Raisins
• Spinach, raw
• Banana
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

The following foods contain potassium:

  • Citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruits. One cup of orange juice contains 500mgs.
  • Fish, especially halibut, tuna and flounder (all contain 400mg+ per serving).
  • Beets: 1 cup of beets is approximately 15% of your daily potassium dose.
  • Bananas: each contain 450mg of potassium.
  • Tomato or prune juice.
  • Honeydew melons.
  • Lima beans: 1 cup contains 1000mgs.
  • Baked potatoes contain nearly 900mgs of potassium.

 

 



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