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Potassium, A Natural Electrolyte, Is Abundant In Potatoes


I have heard that potatoes have as much potassium as a banana, is that true?


Actually, according to the USDA Nutritional information on potatoes, bananas and broccoli if you are looking to add potassium to your diet, it is hard to beat potatoes. With twice as much potassium as a banana it's a winner.

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