Eating potassium rich foods is one method in prevention of hypokalemia. They may be especially beneficial in cases of poor nutrition which could eventually lead to hypokalemia. Supplements may also be taken, but many people may prefer natural sources from their food. Below are some common food sources rich in potassium.
Note that even though these foods are considered potassium rich, the actual levels may vary due to a number of factors, particularly preparation.
Kiwi fruit (kiwis)
Other foods may only be moderately rich in potassium. While good sources, more consumption may be required in order to attain the amount of potassium intake that is desired. Some such foods include the following:
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