Top 10 Foods Rich In Potassium

Potassium is essential for maintaining proper heart function, balancing fluids, and supporting muscle contractions

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By deboribo

top 10 foods rich in potassium

A balanced eating style, giving the body all the necessary nutrients is crucial to maintain a psychophysical well-being. Potassium is fundamental in order to prevent fatigue, water retention, insomnia and muscle soreness.

The foods listed below are the richest in potassium and can be easily assimilated:

  • Ketchup: the most famous sauce in the world, made of tomato, vinegar, sugar and spices happens to be an incredible source of potassium!

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  • Oregano: the most famous spice in Mediterranean culinary tradition has different beneficial properties: it is rich in potassium; it helps digestion and alleviates intestinal pains.
  • Dried black beans: they contain potassium, vitamins and oligominerals like calcium, sodium, zinc and phosphor.
  • Dried bananas: extremely rich in potassium they are a natural remedy against high blood pressure.

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  • Rosemary: this famous Mediterranean herb, commonly used to give taste to dishes, has different health benefits; it is a good source of iron, calcium and vitamin B6.
top 10 foods rich in potassium
Rosemary is also a good source of iron, calcium and vitamin B.
  • Paprika: our list of foods rich in potassium includes this spice made of different kind of dried minced peppers (including the seeds); it facilitates potassium supply on our diet.
  • Pistachio nuts: useful to lower unhealthy cholesterol levels
  • Chickpeas: that’s another great ingredient! Chickpeas contain omega-3, B-group vitamins, magnesium and folate.

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  • Dried tomatoes: they are not only tasty but also energizing, recommended for pregnant women
  • Last, but not least… Lentils: these easy to cook, differently coloured and tasty pulses are rich in iron and can contrast potassium deficiency.

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