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Diabetic & Hypertensive Nephropathy Treatment & Research Center


POTASSIUM IN DIET


FRUITS & VEGETABLES
(all servings are ½ cup unless indicated)

 

Group A: Low Potassium
(Avg 100 mg or 1 point)

Group B: Medium Potassium
(Avg 200 mg or 2 points)

Group C: High Potassium
(Avg 300 mg or 3 points)

____ Servings
Bamboo shoots, canned
Beans, green, string
Beans, wax
Bean sprouts
Cabbage, raw (slaw)
Cabbage, cooked
Celery
Cucumber
Eggplant
Green pepper
Jalapenos
Leeks
Lettuce, all types, ¾ cup
Onions, all types
Radishes, 5 whole
Tomato, 2 slices
Turnips, cooked
Water chestnuts, canned

Applesauce
Apricots, canned
Berries
Cranberries, 1 ½ cups
Cranberry Juice Cocktail 1 ½ cups
Figs, canned, 3
Fruit Cocktail
Juice bars (except bananas)
Lemon, 1
Lemonade, 2 cups
Peach nectar, 1 cup
Pineapple Rings, 2
Plum, fresh, 1
Plums, canned, 2 halves
Pear nectar
Pineapple rings, 2
Plum, fresh, 1
Plums canned, 3
Persimmon, 1 medium
Tangerine
Wine

____servings
Artichoke, ½ whole; ½ hearts
Asparagus, cooked
Beets, canned
Broccoli, raw or cooked
Carrots, raw or cooked
Cauliflower, raw or cooked
Corn ½ cup or ½ cob
Greens,   collard, kale, mustard, turnip
Mixed vegetables
Mushrooms
Okra, fried
Peas: green, purple hull, cream, black eyed
Potatoes, soaked and boiled
Potatoes, canned
Rutabagas
Snow peas
Summer squash, yellow, scalloped, zucchini
Sweet potatoes, canned
Tomato, ½ medium
Tomato sauce, unsalted ¼ cup

Apple , 1 medium
Apple juice
Apricot, fresh, two
Cherries, canned or 12 fresh
Figs, fresh, 2
Grapes, one cup
Grape juice
Grapefruit juice
Grapefruit, fresh, ½
Grapefruit sections
Mandarin oranges
Peach, 1 medium
Peaches, canned 2 halves
Pear, 1 medium
Pineapple juice
Raisins, 3 tbsp
Sorbet, all flavors
Strawberries
Tangerine juice

____ servings
Avocado, ¼ medium
Bamboo shoots, raw
Beans (pinto etc); cooked
Brussel sprouts
Chinese cabbage, cooked
Corn on the cob, large ear
Greens, beet
Okra, boiled
Parsnips, mashed
Potatoes, baked, half-medium
Potatoes, French fried, 10
Potatoes, hash brown
Potato salad
Spinach, cooked
Spinach, raw, 1 cup
Sweet potato, baked, small
Swiss chard
Succotash
Tomato, whole, medium
Tomato juice or sauce
Vegetable juice, unsalted
Winter squash: acorn, pumpkin, butternut

Apple, 1 large
Apricot, dried, 6 halves
Banana, ½
Cantaloupe
Dates, ¼ cup
Figs, dried, 2
Guava, 1 medium
Honeydew, ¾ cup
Kiwi, 1
Mango, 1
Nectarine, 1 medium
Orange, 1 medium
Orange juice, ¾ cup
Papaya, ½ medium
Pomegranate, 1/3 cup
Prunes, 4
Prune juice
Tangelo
Watermelon, 1 ½ cups

 



 



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