Dried Apricots / Prunes / Raisins-
(482mg Potassium in 10 Apricot Halves, 313mg Potassium in 5 Prunes, 273mg Potassium in 1/4 Cup Raisins)
These are full of potassium, and great as a sweet and chewy substitute for candy. They can also give you the little energy burst that candy might give you to get through a long work day.
Low-Fat Plain Yogurt-
(531mg Potassium per 8 Oz.)
Very low sodium, high in energy-sustaining protein, and good for digestion as well! Top with raisins or bananas for an extra boost of potassium. A drizzle of honey or a handful of granola can also spice it up a bit.
A Whole Banana-
An easy snack on the run; eat with some peanut butter for a potassium packed mini-meal.
(473mg Potassium per 1/2 Cup)
Make sure to find one with peanuts and raisins and no salt. This is a good mix to munch on through the work day; just try to find one without too much chocolate.
1/2 of An Avocado-
Spread on whole-grain toast or dress with lemon and a pinch of sea salt for a savory and potassium packed treat.
Plain Unsalted Potato Chips-
(361mg Potassium per 1 Oz.)
They may seem boring without salt, but dress them up with a sprinkle of your favorite spices! Garlic and onion powder are great, or salt-free Cajun seasoning for a kick.
Canteloupe / Honeydew-
(494mg/461mgper 1 Cup Diced)
A juicy sweet treat, full of potassium.
Lowfat Chocolate Milk-
(426mg Potassiumper 1 Cup)
VERY IMPORTANT: ready-made chocolate milk is packed full of sugar and unnecessary sodium. To enjoy some guilt-free, make your own with a small amount of chocolate syrup and plain low-fat milk.
Unsalted Roasted Almonds-
(206mg Potassium in 24 Nuts)
A great go-to for all day, every day. They have lots of potassium and can be quite filling.
Carrots and Yogurt Dip-
(825mg Potassium per Serving)
Mix together 1/2 Cup low-fat yogurt with the juice of 1/2 a lemon, a sprinkle of cumin and garlic powder, and a pinch of sea salt. Eat with about 20 baby carrots for a very enjoyable snack break.