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Q: High Potassium Foods ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: High Potassium Foods
Category: Health > Fitness and Nutrition
Asked by: gotoblack-ga
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Posted: 19 Jan 2006 11:29 PST
Expires: 18 Feb 2006 11:29 PST
Question ID: 435503
Please tell me the foods that contain the most potassium.  I need to
increase my intake substantially.
Subject: 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 [1] to access the list:

If you need a much more extensive list of potassium-containing
nutrients, issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, please follow
this link [2]; note that the document is a PDF file:
You will get an extensive list of foods, sorted by their potassium
content in descending order.

For additional nutrition data, please follow this link [3]:

I hope that these lists will help you increase your potassium intake!
Best regards,


U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Dietary
Guidelines for Americans 2005 - Food Sources of Selected Nutrients

U.S. Department of Agriculture: National Nutrient Database - Potassium
Content of Selected Foods (PDF file)

U.S. Department of Agriculture: National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
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