12 Best Potassium-Rich Foods You Can Eat



7. Avocado

avocados, guacamole, toast

Potassium per avocado: 690 milligrams (14.7% DV)

You can use avocados in so many different types of dishes. You can whip up some guacamole, use it as a spread on top of toast, eat it with soup or chili, or add frozen avocado to your smoothie. However you choose to enjoy this superfood, you’ll get almost 15% of your daily value of potassium, plus 10 grams of fiber and plenty of healthy fats.


8. Prunes

bowl of prunes

Potassium per 1/2 cup: 635 milligrams (13.5% DV)

Prunes are known as nature’s remedy for constipation, but they do more than just help to keep things moving. This fruit—made from drying out plums—is also high in potassium with over 13% of your daily value in each serving.

Along with potassium, you’re also getting fiber, vitamin A, choline (which is known to help with both muscle and brain health), and plant compounds like carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin that have antioxidant properties.