28 Foods That Are High In Potassium

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What is potassium?

Potassium is an essential mineral required for the body to work correctly, almost all of the human bodily functions depend on it to some extent.

Having low levels of Potassium  ( a condition known as hypokalemia ) causes decreased oxygen levels and reduces cell function.

Daily recommended intake amount of Potassium.

The recommended daily intake amount of Potassium is 2500 mg and should not exceed 3500 mg.

Best sources of Potassium

Fruits, vegetables and nuts are the best sources of natural Potassium, reducing salt in your diet and increasing fresh fruits, raw vegetables and raw nuts is a great way of reversing potassium deficiency.

28 Foods That Are High In Potassium

Size Potassium Name
1 cup 2760 mg Black Beans
1 cup 2688 mg Pinto Beans
1 cup 2587 mg Kidney Beans
1 cup 2579 mg Mung Beans
1 bunch 1897 mg Spinach
100 g 1797 mg Soybeans
1 small head 1213 mg Cabbage
100 g 1070 mg Common Sage
1 pc 1048 mg Eggplant
100 g 1025 mg Pistachios
1 medium 896.7 mg Potato
100 g 875 mg Chickpeas
100 g 705 mg Almonds
100 g 680 mg Hazelnuts
100 g 660 mg Cashews
100 g 609 mg Thyme
100 g 554 mg Parsley
100 g 521 mg Coriander
1 pc 442 mg Cucumber
100 g 441 mg Walnut
100 g 415 mg Ginger
100 g 401 mg Garlic
100 g 334 mg Shallots
100 g 322 mg Red Chili
100 g 320 mg Carrots
100 g 260 mg Celery
100 g 237 mg Tomato
   

Symptoms of hypokalemia

  • Muscle weakness
  • Muscle aches
  • Constipation
  • Fatigue
  • Tingling and numbness
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Cancer
  • Infertility
  • Arthritis
  • Premature aging

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