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Foods with potassium

 

Sometimes the amount of potassium your child gets in his diet needs to be watched. Please increase/decrease the potassium your child eats by encouraging/avoiding these foods.

The following are foods with a high level of potassium. Eat ____ servings of these foods each day.

Food
Potassium (mg)
Apricots, dried 895
Avocado 645
Banana 451
Bitter chocolate 290
Bran cereal 261
Buttermilk 371
Cantaloupe 413
Chard 483
Cooked dried peas, beans, lentils 755
Dates 581
Figs 666
Honeydew melon 875
Milk, 8 oz 390
Molasses 498
Nectarine 288
Orange 237
Orange juice 248
Papaya 390
Potato 844
Prune juice 707
Prunes 365
Pumpkin 253
Raisins 545
Spinach 154
Sunflower seeds 200
Sweet potato 397
Tofu 299
Tomato 273
Tomato juice 400
Tomato sauce 453
Vegetable juice 351
Watermelon 186
Wheat bran/germ 355
Winter squash 448
Yogurt 350

The following are foods with a medium level of potassium. Eat ____ servings of these foods each day.

Food
Potassium (mg)
Apple juice, 4 oz 148
Asparagus 196
Beets 126
Broccoli 127
Carrots 177
Cauliflower 178
Celery 171
Cocoa powder, 2 Tbsp 202
Corn 204
Eggplant 119
Grape juice, 4 oz 53
Grapefruit, 1/2 medium 165
Grapefruit juice, 4 oz 140
Ice cream, 1/2 cup 131
Kiwi fruit, 1 medium 252
Milk, 4 oz 195
Mushrooms 130
Nuts, 1 oz 150
Okra 257
Peach, 1 medium 165
Peanut butter, 2 Tbsp 119
Peanuts, 25 small 187
Pear, 1 medium 208
Pineapple juice, 4 oz 170
Raw cabbage 154
Ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup 155
Turnip/mustard greens 165
Zucchini squash 173

 

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