Looking for Potassium in Foods? Here are 5 more additions!
The level of potassium in foods listed here, classifies them under the “very good” category.
They are listed as numbers 31 to 35 in my list of foods rich in potassium.
- 31 Asparagus
- 32 Carrot
- 33 Plum
- 34 Radish
- 35 Turnip
I am glad to say that all of these foods are relatively common, and can be found in your local markets and stores, and this is the season for radishes, carrots and asparagus.
Take note of each foods value to calculate your potassium RDA.
31. Asparagus – a. racemosus, a. lucidus, a. officinalis – 100g raw = 260 mg of potassium
Did you know that the Brits have the best asparagus in the world? I have a “wisp” of it in my garden which only serves as an ornament. It is the asparagus racemosus species I think because it’s blooming now in this month of August.
(See my snap to the left)
It can be quite pricey, but that’s understandable as it has to be hand picked.
The Benefits of eating Asparagus
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