Potassium is one component that can nullify the bad effects of excessive intake of salt by Indian men who love to eat mirch-masala all the time. It has the ability to guard your blood vessels from harmful effects by keeping them slender. One need not mention the increased chances of a stroke, heart troubles, cholesterol, blood pressure, etc. that are caused merely because you receive too little potassium from the diet you follow. Hence, foods with high potassium content are a must in your diet. Here's a list of 10 such foods:
Be it soy, lima or kidney beans, this set of white beans is highly rich in not only potassium, but also fiber, protein and iron.
Skinned Baked Potatoes
Being highly rich in carbohydrates, baked potatoes offer 926mg of potassium per serving. However, these are not suggested for diabetic patients. Another version of a boiled potato i.e. a sweet potato with skin can be a better substitute for balancing of blood sugar.
Other than aiding your intestines and keeping your stomach fit, yoghurt is a probiotic which is naturally rich in potassium.
Carrot And Tomato Juice
Packed with more than 500mg in a cup, carrot and tomato juice, separately or together, share the same shade of orange or red. Fruits and veggies of this shade are similarly rich in potassium.
Other than just potassium, fishes have a large amount of healthy fats that reduce bad cholesterol and ultimately make you healthy at heart.
You have just found a yummier alternative to sugar/honey in the form of this sweet and highly-rich-in-potassium syrup.
Bananas are nature's dessert. They fall under the category of high-potassium foods which are also good for your tummy.
This one is a no brainer: milk is an amazing storehouse of potassium providing 580mg of it per serving.
Most possibly, dry fruits cover the uppermost quantity of potassium. For instance each serving of prunes contains about 1.5g of potassium.
Be it dry coconut or its water, about one cup of it can provide you with 600mg of potassium fulfilling 17% of your daily potassium requirement.
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