All fruits have some potassium, but certain fruits have more than others and should be limited or totally avoided. Limiting potassium protects your heart.
Limit or avoid :
•Oranges and orange juice
•Prunes and prune juice
•Raisins and dried fruit
•Melons (cantaloupe and honeydew)
Always AVOID star fruit (carambola).
Eat 2-3 servings of low potassium fruits each day.
One serving = ½-cup or 1 small fruit or 4 ounces of juice.
•Berries (½ cup)
•Fruit cocktail, drained (½ cup)
•Peach (1 small fresh or canned, drained)
•Pear, fresh or canned, drained (1 halve)
•Pineapple (½ cup canned, drained)
•Watermelon (1 small wedge)
•Cranberry juice cocktail
Resource:National Kidney Foundation website: www.kidney.org
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