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Which Has MORE Potassium?

We've all heard that potassium is good for us. It's an essential mineral that is necessary for muscle function, the transmission of nerve impulses and for carbohydrate and protein metabolism.




Your RDI of potassium is 4,200mg, so let's test your knowledge to make sure you're getting enough.




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ErieIndiana ErieIndiana 9 years
Well, I'm trying not to eat starchy foods (like white potatoes) and I'm allergic to both bananas and avacados. What other foods have high potassium?
cm0nster8 cm0nster8 9 years
WOW....did not know that.
Fitness Fitness 9 years
RDI stands for Reference Daily Intake. RDA stands for Recommended Daily Allowance. Check out this post called RDI vs RDA - it'll explain everything.
m38967 m38967 9 years
what is RDI? i've heard of RDA, but not RDI. (lol)
tanyapt tanyapt 9 years
potassium and vitamin K are not the same thing.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 9 years
Wow I got that right. Nutrition classes pay off again.
RebeccaAdele RebeccaAdele 9 years
I had a banana and an avocado today! Yum yum new diet! www.alissacohen.com
SU3 SU3 9 years
I got the avocado right, but what I didn't know was that a banana has more potassium than a potato. I always thought it was the other way around. :?
pinupsweetheart pinupsweetheart 9 years
Wow! I actually got that wrong. I picked the good ol banana.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 9 years
Denise Austin always touts the benefits of Idaho potatoes ("....AND they have more potassium than a banana!"), but she never said anything about avocadoes!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 9 years
I would have never guessed a half of an avocado!
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