Top 10 Vegetables Highest in Potassium

Top 10 Vegetables Highest in Potassium

Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. A deficiency in potassium causes fatigue, irritability, and hypertension (increased blood pressure). Overdose of potassium from natural sources is nearly impossible, however, it is possible to consume too much potassium via potassium salts which can lead to nausea, vomiting, and even cardiac arrest. Potassium from natural food sources, like the ones listed below, are considered safe and healthy. The current daily value for potassium is a 3.5 grams. Below is a list of vegetables high in potassium, for more, see the articles on high potassium foods, and high potassium fruits.

#1: Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 cup (54g)
3.4g1.1g
98% DV53% DV
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#2: Spinach
Potassium 100g (Raw)1 Cup (Raw - 30g)1 Cup (Cooked - 180g)
558mg167mg839mg
16% DV5% DV24% DV
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#3: Swiss Chard (Cooked)
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 Cup Chopped (175g)
549mg961mg
16% DV27% DV
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#4: Mushrooms
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 Cup Diced (86g)
484mg416mg
14% DV12% DV
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#5: Sweet Potato (With Skin)
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 Cup (200g)Average Potato (114g)
475mg950mg542mg
14% DV27% DV15% DV
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#6: Kale (Raw)
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 Cup (67g)
447mg299mg
13% DV9% DV
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#7: Brussels Sprouts
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 Cup (88g)Potassium in 1 Sprout (19g)
389mg342mg74mg
11% DV10% DV2% DV
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#8: Zucchini With Skin
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 Cup (180g)
253mg455mg
7% DV13% DV
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#9: Green (Snap) Beans
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 Cup (110g)
209mg230mg
6% DV7% DV
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#10: Asparagus
Potassium 100gPotassium in 1 Cup (134g)
202mg271mg
6% DV8% DV
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