Potassium - Rich Food Chart

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Studies show that cancer patients are low in potassium…so let’s eat potassium-rich food.

The following list summarizes selected foods containing high levels of potassium, as measured by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

High Potassium Foods

Daily Recommended Potassium ( K)= 3,500 mg; Too much= 18,000 mg

USDA

NDB Ref#

Food Group

Potass/

measure mgs

Weight

Grams

Common

Measure

Notes

Fish-Broiled
15192 Cod 439 85 3 oz.
15037 Halibut 490 85 3 oz.
15086 Salmon 319 85 3 oz.
15241 Trout 375 85 3 oz.
15221 Tuna-fresh (cooked) 484 85 3 oz.
Fruits
09032 Apricots, dried 814 70 10 med.
09038 Avocados 540 85 3 oz.
09040 Banana 467 118 1 med.
09087 Dates 542 83 10
09094 Figs, dried 542 76 4
09148 Kiwi 252 76 1 med.
09181 Melon, cantaloupe 494 160 1 cup
09200 Orange 237 131 1 med.
09298 Raisins 544 73 1/2 cup
09326 Watermelon 176 152 1 cup
Juices
11655 Carrot Juice-canned 689 236 1 cup
09206 Orange Juice 496 248 1 cup
09294 Prune Juice 707 256 1 cup
11540 Tomato Juice 535 243 1 cup
Nuts
12061 Almonds 412 57 2 oz.
12078 Brazil Nuts 340 57 2 oz.
Other
19305 Molasses-Blackstrap 498 20 1 Tblspn
Vegetables
11008 Artichoke 595 168 1 cup
Beans, Baked 752 254 1 cup
16033 Beans, Kidney 713 177 1 cup
16072 Beans, Lima 955 188 1 cup
16043 Beans, Pinto 800 171 1 cup
16103 Beans, Refried 673 252 1 cup
16051 Beans, White 1,189 262 1 cup
11087 Beet Greens 1,309 144 1 cup
11192 Black-Eyed Peas 690 165 1 cup
11091 Broccoli 456 156 1 cup
11101 Brussel Sprouts 504 155 1 cup
11125 Carrots 354 156 1 cup
16057 Chick Peas 477 164 1 cup
16006 Jerusalem Artichokes 644 150 1 cup
16070 Lentils 731 198 1 cup
11299 Parsnips 573 156 1 cup
11458 Spinach 839 180 1 cup
11644 Squash, Winter 896 205 1 cup
11508 Sweet Potatoes-w/skin 508 146 1 cup most in skin
11674 Potatoes-w/skin 1,081 202 most in skin
11529 Tomatoes, Raw,Red, Ripe 400 180 1 cup
11533 Tomatoes, Canned, Stewed 528 255 1 cup
 

Source: USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
Daily Recommended Potassium ( K): 3,500 mg . . . Too much: 18,000 mg
Daily Recommended Sodium . . (Na): 1,000 mg . . . Too much: 2,400 mg

For a complete list of foods, see the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

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