PEANUT is correct. If you are using our SP nutrition database that is from the USDA, then potassium is included. If you are using entries added by members--- these do not contain potassium for the info is not listed on a food label.
To get the most accurate nutrition report---use the USDA entries whenever possible.
7/15/14 9:12 P
I find that I can't get enough potassium according to my feedback each day - usually recording less than half the recommended allowance. I suspect that a lot of the foods I track have potassium in them, but it has not been logged into the database. I worried about it at first, but now realize if blood tests don't pick up a problem at semi-annual checkup time, it must not matter. I do not have blood pressure issues.
It tells you the foods high in Potassium, so these would be the ones you would need to limit, however, I will suggest that you ask for a referral to a Registered Dietitian to ensure that by decreasing Potassium, you aren't also decreasing other essential nutrients.
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3,187 7/12/14 12:50 A
How high? Have you discussed the cause of this with your doc?
7/11/14 11:40 P
have trouble keeping mine at good level
7/11/14 11:09 P
Did your doctor tell you it was high and you should lower it?
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7/11/14 9:53 P
I was informed that my potassium level is high. What can I do to lower my potassium intake.
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