High-potassium diet

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Learn about the best foods to eat and how to prepare them to maintain a high potassium diet.

Key points

  • Potassium is a mineral the body needs to function well. The best food sources of potassium include legumes such as beans and peas, green leafy vegetables, whole grains, and seafood.
  • Cooking methods such as steaming, boiling and baking keep as much potassium in the food as possible.
Last updated: December 8th 2009