Top  10 Potassium-Rich  Foods

Muscle contraction, nerve transmission, and fluid balance depend on potassium, an electrolyte. A potassium-rich diet helps normalise blood pressure, reduce stroke risk, support heart health, and improve muscular performance.


1. Bananas

Bananas, a popular potassium source, are tasty, nutritious, and convenient. A medium banana has 400 mg of potassium, making it a quick and healthful snack.

2. Sweet Potatoes

These root vegetables are high in potassium, fibre, vitamins, and antioxidants. A medium-sized sweet potato has over 500 mg of potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C.

3. Spinach

Potassium-rich dark leafy greens like spinach are nutritional powerhouses. One cup of cooked spinach provides 840 mg of potassium, making it one of the most powerful plants.

4. Avocado

Avocado is creamy, tasty, and potassium-rich. Avocados provide healthful fats, fibre, vitamins, and minerals, as well as 700 mg of potassium per medium avocado.

5. White Beans

White beans are high in potassium, however legumes are generally potassium-rich. A cup of cooked white beans has approximately 1,000 mg of potassium, making them a great addition to soups, salads, and stews.

6. Salmon

Salmon, known for its omega-3s, is also high in potassium. Cooked salmon has 350 mg of potassium, protein, and other nutrients per 3-ounce serving.

7. Potatoes

A medium cooked potato has 900 mg of potassium, and white and sweet potatoes are potassium-rich. Keep the skin on since most potassium is in or near the skin.

8. Apricots

These tasty fruits are potassium-rich and sweet. Apricots contain 300 mg of potassium per cup, while dried ones have more.

9. Yoghurt

One cup of plain, low-fat yoghurt has 500 milligrammes of potassium. Avoid additional sugars by choosing unsweetened.

10. Pomegranate

Pomegranate seeds are tasty and high in potassium. One cup of pomegranate arils contains 500 mg of potassium, antioxidants, and other nutrients.

Also see

The Top 12 Foods High in Vitamin K

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