We’ve created a comprehensive list of foods low in potassium for kidney diets. Understand what foods are low in potassium is the key to creating delicious, healthy low potassium meals on your kidney diet.
A Comprehensive List of Foods Low in Potassium
This post was created to help anyone following a low potassium diet identify the foods they can safely eat. Understanding what foods are low in potassium is the first step to creating an easy and delicious low potassium meal.
The portion size is ½ cup unless otherwise stated. For an in-depth database of fruits and vegetables and their potassium levels, check out our nutrition lookup tool.
Apple (1 medium)
Apricots, canned in juice
Grapefruit (½ whole)
Peaches, fresh (1 small)
Pears, fresh (1 small)
Plums (1 whole)
Tangerine (1 whole)
Watermelon (limit to 1 cup)
Asparagus (6 spears raw)
Beans, green or wax
Broccoli (raw or cooked from frozen)
Cabbage, green and red
Celery (1 stalk)
Corn, fresh (½ ear) frozen (½ cup)
White Mushrooms, raw (½ cup)
Water Chestnuts, canned
2: What drinks are low in potassium?
Apple juice ½ cup (4 ounces) 150mg
Cran-apple juice ½ cup (4 ounces) 35mg
Cranberry juice cocktail ½ cup (4 ounces) 25mg
Cran-grape juice ½ cup (4 ounces) 30mg
Grape juice ½ cup (4 ounces) 40mg
Ginger ale 1 can (12 ounces) 12mg
Root beer 1 can (12 ounces) 5mg
Tea, brewed 1 cup (8 ounces) 85mg
Tea, instant 1 cup (8 ounces) 50mg
Tea, herbal 1 cup (8 ounces) 20mg
Crystal Light 1 cup (8 ounces) 65mg
Nectar, apricot ½ cup (4 ounces) 140mg
Nectar, peach ½ cup (4 ounces) 50mg
Nectar, pear ½ cup (4 ounces) 40mg
3: Other Foods High in Potassium
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