Potassium is called the “alkalizer” because it neutralizes acids and restores alkaline salts to the blood stream. This important mineral works with sodium in all cells and is critical to cardiovascular and nerve function.
The following foods contain more than 200 mg of potassium per serving:
Other foods that contain significant amounts of potassium (below 200 mg) include: corn, raw or cooked carrots, cauliflower, asparagus, peas, lettuce, green beans, and cucumber. Following is Dr. Mercola’s list of the 12 top potassium-rich foods: