High Potassium Foods
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Asked by: gotoblack-ga
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19 Jan 2006 11:29 PST
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Question ID: 435503
Please tell me the foods that contain the most potassium. I need to increase my intake substantially.
Re: High Potassium Foods
Answered By: scriptor-ga on 19 Jan 2006 11:55 PST
Dear gotoblack, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a basic list of foods containing high amounts of potassium. Please follow this link  to access the list: http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2005/document/html/appendixB.htm If you need a much more extensive list of potassium-containing nutrients, issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, please follow this link ; note that the document is a PDF file: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/SR18/nutrlist/sr18w306.pdf You will get an extensive list of foods, sorted by their potassium content in descending order. For additional nutrition data, please follow this link : http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=9673 I hope that these lists will help you increase your potassium intake! Best regards, Scriptor Sources:  U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 - Food Sources of Selected Nutrients http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2005/document/html/appendixB.htm  U.S. Department of Agriculture: National Nutrient Database - Potassium Content of Selected Foods (PDF file) http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/SR18/nutrlist/sr18w306.pdf  U.S. Department of Agriculture: National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=9673
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