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Potassium Content of Foods List

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 4, 2024.

What is potassium?

Potassium is a mineral that is found in most foods. Potassium helps to balance fluids and minerals in your body. It also helps your body maintain a normal blood pressure. Potassium helps your muscles contract and your nerves function normally.

Why do I need to change the amount of potassium I eat?

How much potassium does fruit contain?

The amount of potassium in milligrams (mg) contained in each fruit or serving of fruit is listed beside the item.

How much potassium do vegetables contain?

How much potassium do protein foods contain?

How much potassium do dairy foods contain?

How much potassium do grains contain?

What other foods contain potassium?

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