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Nutrition Diva's Potassium Cheat Sheet

Trying to get more potassium? Bookmark this page for easy reference.

By
Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS
1-minute read

Potassium helps balance sodium in the body.

This important mineral is found in almost all fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as nuts, seeds, legumes, eggs, dairy products, fish, and meat.

The recommended intake for healthy adults is 4,700mg per day. The following chart shows some particularly good food sources of potassium:

About the Author

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS

Monica Reinagel is a board-certified licensed nutritionist, author, and the creator of one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts. Her advice is regularly featured on the TODAY show, Dr. Oz, NPR, and in the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, and websites. Do you have a nutrition question? Call the Nutrition Diva listener line at 443-961-6206. Your question could be featured on the show. 

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