Harvard Heart Letter

Good sources of potassium

Although bananas are often held up as a good source of potassium, there are better ones. In this comprehensive list from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a cup of beet greens has double the potassium of a large banana. www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/SR20/nutrlist/sr20w306.pdf.

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