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What foods have phosphorus and potassium?

What foods have phosphorus and potassium?

Lots of food: Phosphorous and potassium are a part of many foods. The question is usually how much. High phosphorous foods include seafood, meats, bread and dairy products. Common high potassium foods include potatos, bananas, beans and many fruits. ...Read more

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Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


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What are some foods that have potassium in it?

Fruits and veggies: Cantelope, oranges, bannanas, watermelon, tomatoes.Potatoes, .

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What foods will not cause high levels of potassium?

What foods will not cause high levels of potassium?

See below: Foods low in potassium are apples, grapes, mushrooms, bell peppers and refined grains. Some of the high potassium foods are broccoli, lima beans, tomatoes, potatoes, bananas, cantaloupe etc. ...Read more

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What foods can help me get more potassium into my diet?

What foods can help me get more potassium into my diet?

Fruits and vegetable: Most fruits and vegetables have good amounts of potassium. Just be sure to buy organic when you can. Organic foods tend to have 3 to 5 times the nutrient content of non-organic foods. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get your potassium up with foods?

30-45 minutes : Potassium in diet is rapidly absorbed and typically potassium levels increase in 30-45 minutes of consuming high potassium food such as orange juice, coconut water etc. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food should I eat to lower potassium levels?

Low potassium food: Avoid high potassium foods: tomato, potato, citrus, melons, banana, mango, strawberries, peaches, apricots, nectarines. Eat apple, pear, pasta, grain, bread, lean meats, olive oil, corn, vegetables other than above. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are good to eat that are rich in potassium?

Please suggest what foods are good to eat that are rich in potassium?

All foods except..: All foods that fresh, from meat, poultry, fish, and all vegetables are high in potassium. Cheese is higher in potassium, but has sodium in higher concentrations. All processed foods , for the most part, are much higher in sodium and have less potassium than their natural counteparts! a general rule: fresh; frozen; canned. Higher to lower. And processed: too much sodium! ...Read more

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What kind of food should I eat so that my potassium back to a normal range?

What kind of food should I eat so that my potassium back to a normal range?

Too high? low?: It depends on why your potassium is abdormal. Are you taking a diuretic? Do you have normal kidney function? You should get a list of high potassium foods and avoid them if yours is too high or eat more of them if it's too low. Here is a list from university of michigan. There are many others: http://www.Med.Umich.Edu/1libr/aha/highpotassiumfoodlist.Pdf. ...Read more

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What are some good foods that are high in potassium (greater than 200 milligrams per portion)?

What are some good foods that are high in potassium (greater than 200 milligrams per portion)?

Potassium foods: High potassium foods include citrus, banana, melons, peaches, tomato, potato, pomegranate, meats, and apricots. See AAKP.com, Nutrition Counter. ...Read more

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Need help finding high potassium foods?

High potassium food: Tomato, potato, all citrus, peaches, apricots, nectarines, strawberries, melons, mango, banana. ...Read more

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