What Foods Have the Lowest Potassium Levels?


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The foods with the lowest potassium include fats, such as olive, sesame, canola and sunflower oil; rice noodles; spices, such as ginger, dill weed, mace and thyme; and vegetables, such as arugula and onions, according to the USDA. Low-potassium fruits include grapes, peppers and cranberries.

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What Foods Have the Lowest Potassium Levels?
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Eggs as well as some cheeses, such as Cheddar and Swiss, are low in potassium. Cereals and breads are often low in potassium as well. Pork is a low-potassium meat. Draining canned vegetables prior to use removes excess potassium. Soaking vegetables for two hours as well as peeling the skins can further reduce potassium content.

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