Potassium Rich Food Items 

Lifestyle

By Ada Kohli
Published Sept 20, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Doctors and dieticians consider potassium to be helpful in counterbalancing diets that are often too high in salt. Here is a list of a few food items that are rich in potassium

Legumes are not just rich in potassium but also contain beneficial minerals like calcium, magnesium and are rich in vitamin B

Legumes

Dietitians say that dates are one of the superfoods you must have in your diet as they are loaded with nutrients and are also considered good for diabetes patients

Dried Dates

Both are a rich source of potassium, contain antioxidants and are rich in carotenes, which are good for the skin and hair

Apricots and Prunes

A natural source of 15 nutrients, including plant proteins and healthy fats, almonds are rich in potassium, phosphorus, calcium etc and are the perfect snacks for your day 

Almonds

Known to be a power packed source of nutrients, spinach is a rich source of potassium, vitamins, zinc, protein, folate, etc. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory food

Spinach

Avocados are rich in potassium, dietary fibre and monounsaturated fat which impacts the microbes in the gut

Avocado

They are rich in potassium and low in sodium which benefits patients of hypertension and cardiac diseases

Mushrooms

Known to improve the health of the heart by reducing inflammation and improving blood vessel functions, walnuts are also a rich source of potassium 

Walnuts

Bananas

This fruit is a powerhouse of potassium, fibre, magnesium, vitamin C, copper, protein etc and lowers the risk of heart diseases, cures ulcers and constipation

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