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Best source for Potassium?


Posted by susan m.

I'm not getting enough potassium and getting leg cramps - I'm on a high protein diet that's gluten and dairy free. Anyone know the best foods with high potassium?

 
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The ABSOLUTE BEST source are potato chips - a 1oz serving has 400-500 mgs of potassium and are available gluten-free
Coconut water is very rich source of potassium. Green vegetables are also reasonably good source. I do not advocate bananas as they are highly mucus forming fruits and I never have them myself.
this is not quite true since the sugars in fruits counteract their potassium as it is used to balance with the acidic breakdown of those sugars ;)   the best source for me and medically is potassium bicarbonate diluted at least 1 small teaspoon per liter of carbon filtered water. - Joe Hatoum

Banana's are high in potassium...hope that helps if you didn't know already!

 

Sherry

All fruits and vegetables are gluten- and dairy-free. And most of them are good sources of potassium. If you get at least 9 servings a day, it's likely that you'll get all the potassium that you need.
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