Some of the best sources of potassium of fruits and vegetables and although they are carbohydrates, these tend to fit well in a balanced diet.
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Be sure to select at least five servings of fruits and vegetables each day making at least two of them high potassium choices.
Eat potatoes with their skin to increase potassium intake. One medium white potato baked with skin will provide 610 mg of potassium.
Three servings of dairy in your diet each day from low fat milk, cheese or yogurt can provide nearly one third of your daily potassium needs. Eight ounces of milk offers about 360 mg of potassium while an eight-ounce serving of yogurt can provide 490 mg.
Include lean meats into your diet several days a week such as salmon which provides 470 mg of potassium or chicken 410 mg.
Almonds make a wonderful protein alternative that is also rich in potassium with four ounces providing a whopping 786 mg. Include them in wraps, salads or as a snack regularly to boost your daily intake. www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?post=hig
You will find a more detailed list of high potassium foods here www.fatfreekitchen.com/nutrition/potassium
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