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. Choose : •Broccoli •Cabbage •Carrots •Cauliflower •Celery •Cucumber •Eggplant •Garlic •Green and Wax beans (“string beans”) •Lettuce-all types (1 cup) •Onion •Peppers-all types and colors •Radishes •Watercress •Zucchini and Yellow squash
Limit or avoid: •Potatoes (including French Fries, potato chips and sweet potatoes) •Tomatoes and tomato sauce •Winter squash •Pumpkin •Asparagus •Avocado •Beets •Beet greens •Cooked spinach •Parsnips and rutabaga
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