1. What are some good dietary sources of potassium?
Low levels of potassium can be a result of increased urinary loss due to certain heart medications that lower sodium levels and prevent water retention. To make up for this loss of potassium, doctors often suggest eating more foods high in potassium. A number of fruits and vegetables (bananas, cantaloupe, grapefruit, oranges, tomatoes, honeydew melons, squash, potatoes, legumes) and other foods such as nuts and seeds are good sources of potassium.
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