All vegetables have some potassium, but certain vegetables have more than others and should be limited or totally avoided. Limiting potassium intake protects your heart.
Eat 2-3 servings of low-potassium vegetables each day. One serving = ½-cup.
•Green and Wax beans (“string beans”)
•Lettuce-all types (1 cup)
•Peppers-all types and colors
•Zucchini and Yellow squash
Limit or avoid:
•Potatoes (including French Fries, potato chips and sweet potatoes)
•Tomatoes and tomato sauce
•Parsnips and rutabaga
resource: National Kidney Foundation www.kidney.org
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