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Beyond Bananas: 13 Potassium-Rich Foods


Potassium is More than Just Bananas
When looking to add more potassium to your diet, most people think of bananas as being the go-to, high-in-potassium, food source. One banana has about 420 mg of potassium, and is definitely a good source for increasing this important mineral in your diet. But, did you know that there are a wide variety of potassium-rich foods to choose from? Here are 13 foods with more potassium content than the average banana.
  • Salmon (4 oz): 425 mg
  • Cantaloupe (1 cup): 427 mg
  • Pistachios (1.5 oz): 445 mg
  • Carrots, raw (2 each): 460 mg
  • Kiwi Fruit (2 each): 464 mg
  • Coconut Water (8 oz) 488 mg
  • Brussel Sprouts, cooked (1 cup): 495 mg
  • Figs, dried (4 each): 516 mg
  • Beets, cooked (1 cup): 519 mg
  • Butternut, cooked (1 cup): 580 mg
  • LIma Beans (1 cup): 700 mg
  • Swiss Chard, cooked (1 cup): 960 mg
  • Avocado (1 each): 975 mg
More Information:
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