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What Is Potassium?
Why Follow a High-Potassium Diet?
Food Choices on a High-Potassium Diet
|Food Category||Food High in Potassium|
|Meats and Beans||
|Fats and Oils||
- Eat a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. These foods tend to be naturally high in potassium, in addition to being loaded with other important vitamins and minerals.
- Work with a dietitian to develop an individualized eating plan.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.eatright.org
American Society for Nutrition http://www.nutrition.org
Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada http://ww2.heartandstroke.ca
Kidney diseaes: high- and low-potassium foods. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website. Available at: http://www.eatright.org/Public/content.aspx?id=4294967541. Accessed May 8, 2014.
Potassium and your CKD diet. National Kidney Foundation website. Available at: http://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/potassium.cfm. Accessed May 8, 2014.
- Reviewer: Dianne Scheinberg Rishikof MS, RD, LDN
- Review Date: 03/2014
- Update Date: 05/08/2014