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What are the most potassium-rich foods?

What are the most potassium-rich foods?

Many K+ high foods: Too many to list but citrus fruits (orange, grapefruit), banana, cantaloupe, tomatoes, potatoes, prunes, raisons, nuts, spinach are some. A comprehensive list can be found on :

https://www. Kidney. Org/atoz/content/potassium ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hi pls can I know what foods to totally avoid (protein and potassium rich foods) if one has kidmey disease.

Hi pls can I know what foods to totally avoid (protein and potassium rich foods) if one has kidmey disease.

Kidney diet: Low potassium diet only if high potassium in blood. You can look this up in Google for each food. Anything with more than 250 mg per serving is considered high potassium. Some examples are potatoes tomatoes bananas, oranges, all fishes. Chicken is the meat with least potassium. Protein has to be in moderation which is all meat fish egg soybean etc ...Read more

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Blood potassium level of 3.4...How long will it take to restore to normal levels by eating more potassium rich foods and how much do I need to add?

Blood potassium level of 3.4...How long will it take to restore to normal levels by eating more potassium rich foods and how much do I need to add?

LOW PATASSIUM: It depends on the cause of the deficiency. If you are on blood pressure medication it can take a while to get it back up. A few bananas or cups of orange juice can be helpful. ...Read more

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What actually happens when a person with hypertension takes sodium or potassium rich foods? Is the BP rise temporary or permanent?

What actually happens when a person with hypertension takes sodium or potassium rich foods? Is the BP rise temporary or permanent?

Temporary: When you ingest salt (sodium, potassium) in high amounts, this draws water with it to maintain a certain concentration. The more water, the higher the blood volume and the higher the pressure. Healthy kidneys eventually excrete the salt. ...Read more

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The internet says I can't eat potassium rich foods on lisinopril 5mg?! that's like all the healthy food? How am I supposed to eat healthy?

The internet says I can't eat potassium rich foods on lisinopril 5mg?! that's like all the healthy food? How am I supposed to eat healthy?

Talk to MD: Don't listen to everything you read on the internet! If your kidney function is normal, you can consume potassium risch foods safely. A normal kidney will excrete excess potassium you may consume. The fact is that most western diet are deficient in potassium, consuming sodium in great excess of sodium. Feel free to eat the natural, healthy and potassium rich foods freely. Www. Whatscookingwithdoc. Com. ...Read more

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What are potassium rich vegetarian food?

High Potassium: Tomato, avocado, beets, potato, spinach, winter squash, pumpkin, okra, brussel sprouts. Hope this helps. ...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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Serum potassium 3.8, been eating lots of bananas and potassium rich food. Why is it on low normal? If I quit this diet, will it drop?

Serum potassium 3.8, been eating lots of bananas and potassium rich food. Why is it on low normal? If I quit this diet, will it drop?

K regulation: Body very tightly regulates levels of sodium and potassium which affect nerve conduction and heart beat. Don't worry so much about the actual numbers. That's what your kidneys are doing every second. If you eat too much potassium your kidneys will just pee it out, too little, and it will tightly hold on to it. Worry about other things in your life, not your K levels. ...Read more

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What are some foods that's are iron-rich yet low in potassium?

Liver & meat: To boost iron levels you can use red meat and liver without worries about increasing potassium levels in persons with kidney disease who are on potassium restriction. However, iron tablets with vitamin c (to help absorption) work better than just adjusting your food, if u are actually iron deficient. ...Read more

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Can lifestyle means like taking garlic and bananas or potassium rich food control high blood pressure instead of drugs or medications. Pls explain?

Can lifestyle means like taking garlic and bananas or potassium rich food control high blood pressure instead of drugs or medications. Pls explain?

Augment: Some lifestyle measures such as weight loss, sodium restriction and exercise can augment the beneficial effects of traditional medical therapy. However, If that was all that it took there would not be hundreds of different pharmacological therapies, instead I would just prescribe life style management. Hypertension is not something you want to under treat! See your health care provider. ...Read more

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Dear MDs: Although my daily diet is > 5000 mg of K rich food/fruits, my K is <3.4. By how much would 12.5 mg diuretic (hctz) decrease potassium level?

Dear MDs: Although my daily diet is > 5000 mg of K rich food/fruits, my K is <3.4. By how much would 12.5 mg diuretic (hctz) decrease potassium level?

Can be significant: HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) can certainly do this! Also contributing can be subtle things like diuretic effects of alcohol or caffeine, even large amounts of licorice! Some forms of hypertension are associated with low K to begin with ("hyper aldosterone states") and are very sensitive to even low doses of HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide). ...Read more

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Eating to much Black licorice cause hypokalemia, can compensate this eating food rich in potassium? Can Cause also bleeding due to lowering platelets

Eating to much Black licorice cause hypokalemia, can compensate this eating food rich in potassium? Can Cause also bleeding due to lowering platelets

Don't overdo it: The more serious risk of excess black licorice is as a cause of high blood pressure. People who have actually have gotten sick have eaten the real stuff (not just licorice-flavored candy); if this is a major component of your diet, do keep track of your electrolytes and blood pressure with your physician during your annual health check-ups. If they are okay, enjoy what you love. ...Read more

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What are some potassium-rich snacks?

High K+ Food List: Many different types of food have high potassium and a list can be found at:

https://www. Kidney. Org/atoz/content/potassium ...Read more

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Need help finding high potassium foods?

Partial list:: Http://www. Momswhothink. Com/diet-and-nutrition/foods-high-in-potassium. Html

apricots, dried
artichoke
avocados, raw
bananas, raw
beets, cooked
beet greens
brussels sprouts, cooked
cantaloupe
carrots
dates, dry
figs, dry
honeydew melon
jerusalem artichokes
kiwi fruit, raw
nectarines
orange juice
oranges
pears (fresh)
potatoes, baked,
prune juice
prunes, dried
raisins
spinach, . ...Read more

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Which other foods besides bananas have potassium?

Which other foods besides bananas have potassium?

Potassium rich foods: Foods that contain liberal amounts of potassium as citrus fruits, beans, chocolate, tomatoes, cola drinks, both sweet and regular potatoes with their skin, raisins among others. Halibut and swordfish are also excellent sources of potassium. ...Read more

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Can rich beers like ales raise potassium levels?

Can rich beers like ales raise potassium levels?

YESSSSS!!!!: 'ol's raise potassium and sodium levels! (alcohol, like mannit 'ol') (look up mannitol) are both osmotic diuretics-- they make you peeee. This type of diuretic (think 'water pill') can reek havoc on sodium and potassium, and worse cause an acidosis-- which is the headache result in hangovers. In an emergency (heart failure) doctors can rescue a patient by giving alcohol to a person with fluid in. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are high in magnesium and potassium?

Organic greens: Organic fruit and vegetables are better sources than non-organic.
http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/magnesium-benefits. Html. ...Read more

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