Did you know that Potassium, a mineral is enhanced by heating the vegetable up a little bit - slight increase in temp does the opposite of vitamins.
On the other hand, meat items like Salmon will decrease. Eating sushi will maintain the Potassium levels. When you eat meat, the meat needs to be extremely fresh - kill and eat within 24-48 hours or freeze like deer meat or the meat begins to decompose. Thus, amino acids, and other nutrients will decrease as well.
Eggs are a good source because they are contained within the shell until consumption.
High Potassium foods should be carefully consumed by pace-maker patients because the type of medication taken. Since you take meds that give you "potassium", taking too much can affect the pacemaker ability to read how to operate according to your body's needs.
consult your physician.
Pair with Sodium and Magnesium for best function Remember to keep Sodium lower than Potassium which naturally occurs in foods but not in processed foods. So diets with high-processed foods will need to seek foods with high potassium. Note: Even though potassium is important for heart contraction, those with a pacemaker would consume less potassium rich foods due to the medications.
The list of foods rich in potassium:
Sweet Potato (baked)
Acorn Squash (baked)
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