We often associate potassium with bananas, but in reality there are plenty of other potassium-rich foods. Some of these foods even have more potassium than a banana! This mineral is crucial for organs such as the heart and kidneys. A diet low in potassium can lead to high blood pressure, stroke, arthritis, cancer, digestive disorders, and even infertility.
To ensure a healthy diet rich in potassium, be sure to eat these 5 potassium-rich foods that will help ward off depression, insomnia, heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure to boot…
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Beans, beans, they’re good for your heart, the more you eat…the most potassium you’re getting (so get your mind out of the toilet). Choose your favorite bean—from kidney bean to black bean or from navy bean to pinto bean to pack more potassium into your meals.
While kidney beans boast the highest amount of potassium per cup serving (at 700-milligrams), mix up the type and manner in which you serve your beans by adding lima, pinto, edamame, black, and white beans to soups, salads, dips, stews, and burritos.