Bone and Heart Health What Foods Contain Potassium?

Potassium is found mainly in legumes (white beans, lentils, etc.), vegetables (cheese, spinach, potatoes, cabbage, mushrooms …), fruits (avocado, bananas, apricots, citrus fruits, currants …) and dried fruits (nuts, almonds, pistachios, dates, figs …).

In addition, it is very present in meat, fish lean and particularly greasy, chocolate and whole grains.

Only fatty substances, whether or not of animal origin (oil, crème fraîche), vegetable (oil, vegan) or mixed (margarine) are practically devoid of potassium.

The table below shows the potassium content of some common foods. To know more about potassium, you can read Potassium, instructions for use, Dr. Philip Veroli’s book.

Potassium content of some common foods
food Potassium content
Lentils (100 g) 810 mg
Dried Date (100 g) 790 mg
Plums (100 g) 732 mg
Almond (100 g) 705 mg
Spinach (100 g) 662 mg
Avocado (100 g) 650 mg
Chestnuts (100 g) 600 mg
Mushrooms (100 g) 520 mg
Nuts (100 g) 450 mg
Apricots (100 g) 440 mg
Artichoke (100 g) 430 mg
Potatoes (100 g) 420 mg
Banana (100 g) 420 mg
Rabbit, sheep (100 g) 380 mg
Fresh peas (100 g) 370 mg
Currant (100 g) 370 mg
Beef, chicken (100 g) 360 mg
Mackerel (100 g) 350 mg
Veal (100 g) 330 mg
Pumpkin (100 g) 320 mg
Carrots (100 g) 310 mg
Through (100 g) 300 mg
Lenten fish (100 g) 295 mg
4 canned sardines (50 g) 280 mg
½ skimmed milk (200 ml) 270 mg
Green Beans (100 g) 256 mg
Grapes (100 g) 250 mg
Plain yogurt (125 g) 250 mg
Pork (100 g) 250 mg
Pasta, semolina (100 g) 170 mg
Ordinary biscuits (100 g) 170 mg
Berries (100 g) 152 mg
Dark chocolate (30 g) 140 mg
Whole eggs (2) 140 mg
White bread (100 g) 132 mg
White rice (100 g) 115 mg

Bone and Heart Health What Foods Contain Potassium?
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