Beyond Bananas: 13 Potassium-Rich Foods

Beyond Bananas: 13 Potassium-Rich Foods
Beyond Bananas: 13 Potassium-Rich Foods ©2017 Essense of Life

  

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.

#13 Salmon (4 oz): 425 mg
#12 Cantaloupe (1 cup): 427 mg
#11 Pistachios (1.5 oz): 445 mg
#10 Carrots, raw (2 each): 460 mg
#9 Kiwi Fruit (2 each): 464 mg
#8 Coconut Water (8 oz) 488 mg
#7 Brussel Sprouts, cooked (1 cup): 495 mg
#6 Figs, dried (4 each): 516 mg
#5 Beets, cooked (1 cup): 519 mg
#4 Butternut, cooked (1 cup): 580 mg
#3 Lima Beans (1 cup): 700 mg
#2 Swiss Chard, cooked (1 cup): 960 mg
#1 Avocado (1 each): 975 mg
  

Beyond Bananas: 13 Potassium-Rich Foods ©2017 Essense of Life
Beyond Bananas: 13 Potassium-Rich Foods ©2017 Essense of Life

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Research Sources

Essense of Life Potassium Health Topic
Is There Fructose in Coconut Water
Foods With More Potassium Than a Banana
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