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Looking for high potassium foods
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Richard Level 77 / Retired Dentist
Answered 5 years ago
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Dried bananas have the same potassium amount as fresh. Fresh tastes better, but dried bananas are great in trail mix. The sugars are concentrated and the coating on them may not be good for you.

HIGH potassium (more than 225 milligrams per 1/2 c. serving)

These foods would be beneficial to athletes or to others who incur heavy fluid loss. Patients on potassium-restricted diets should avoid them, or eat them sparingly, as advised by their nutritionist.

All meats, poultry and fish are high in potassium.

Apricots (fresh more so than canned)

Banana

Cantaloupe

Honeydew

Kiwi

Lima beans

Milk

Oranges and orange juice

Potatoes (can be reduced to moderate by soaking peeled, sliced potatoes overnight before cooking)

Prunes

Spinach

Tomatoes

Vegetable juice

Winter squash

Avocados
One avocado has 975 mg of potassium.

Cantaloupe
One cup of cubed cantaloupe has 427 mg.

Tomatoes
One cup of chopped or sliced tomatoes has 427 mg.

Crimini mushrooms
One cup of whole Crimini mushrooms has 390 mg.

Swiss chard
Two Swiss chard leaves have 364 mg.

Spinach
Two cups of raw spinach has 335 mg.

Broccoli
One cup of raw, chopped broccoli has 287 mg.

Celery
One cup of chopped celery has 263 mg.

Romaine lettuce
Two cups of shredded Romaine has 232 mg.

Collard Greens
joensf Level 79
Answered 5 years ago
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i agree potassium is not dependent on water content. in many cases dried fruit is better then fresh lb for lb, so long as you get it w/o additives.
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