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What Is Potassium?
Why Follow a High-Potassium Diet?
Food Choices on a High-Potassium Diet
|Food Category||Food High in Potassium|
|Meats and Beans||
|Fats and Oils||
- Eat a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. These foods tend to be naturally high in potassium, in addition to being loaded with other important vitamins and minerals.
- Work with a dietitian to develop an individualized eating plan.
American Dietetic Association http://www.eatright.org/
Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca/
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada http://ww2.heartandstroke.ca/splash/
American Dietetic Association. Nutrition Care Manual website. Available at: http://www.nutritioncaremanual.org . Accessed January 20, 2010.
National Lung, Heart, and Blood Institute website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ . Accessed January 20, 2010.
- Reviewer: Dianne Scheinberg Rishikof MS, RD, LDN
- Review Date: 03/2013
- Update Date: 03/15/2013