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Foods you can eat if you have low potassium - and What is potassium ?

Foods you can eat if you have low potassium - and What is potassium ?

Low potassium (hypokalemia) means a lower than normal potassium level in your bloodstream. Potassium is a chemical (electrolyte) which your nerve and muscles cells needs, particularly the heart muscle cells. One cup of green and yellow beans, cauliflower, peas, cabbage, spinach, cucumbers, green leaf lettuce and iceberg lettuce provides between 100 to 200 milligrams of potassium. Carrots and tomatoes are also high in potassium and Fruits like peach or apple have 100 to 200 milligrams of potassium.