High Potassium Foods

[title size=”2″]What Are Some Foods That Are High In Potassium?[/title]

Low Potassium can cause many health issues including…

  • Dizziness
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Fatigue

There are many fruits and veggies that you can include in your diet to help reduce the chances of being potassium deficient.

Bananas are probably the most well known, though not the highest source for potassium in food. Bananas can be added to your diet in many ways including as a cereal topper, in banana bread, as an ingredient in a smoothie, or just by itself on the go.

[title size=”2″]Other Foods High In Potassium[/title]

Oranges, dates, mangos, kiwis, and avocado are also amazing options which can be added to smoothies or eaten as an afternoon snack or with a meal.

These different fruits are not only healthy, but are available in most grocery stores, even in the small town grab and go establishments.
Veggies that have high levels of beta-carotene including sweet potatoes with the skin on, carrots, and red-peppers are also great sources of potassium.

This time of year it would be pretty convenient to just put these ingredients as well as some lean chicken or turkey into a pot and let it simmer for a “souper supper.”

[title size=”2″]Foods High In Potassium That Are Not Fruit & Vegetables[/title]

Whether you are looking for a fancy dinner or a great addition to that Saturday night pizza order, the ocean has some great options for you. Salmon and Sardines are wonderful entree options to increase your potassium intake. Not close to the ocean, well luckily these fish not only come fresh or frozen, but also canned.

If you are a red meat lover, you will be happy to know that steak can be included in a healthy balanced diet which is centered around increasing your potassium. Lean cuts of beef mixed with grilled veggies which are also high in potassium including kale, spinach, and tomatoes.

Potassium is important in helping your body to function at its highest level. There are many different options for different types of people, so making a change in your diet doesn’t have to be as challenging as it may seem at first.

Sometimes just a single day of eating high potassium diet can reduce or eliminate cramping or weakness due to a low potassium level.  If you are experiencing symptoms of low potassium including fatigue, dizziness, or muscle cramping make an appointment with your local doctor today.


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