Patient Education

HIGH POTASIUM FOODS TO AVOID

  • Almonds
  • Apricots
  • Apricot Nectar
  • Artichokes
  • Avacado
  • Banana
  • Cantelope
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Dates
  • Dried Beans
  • Figs
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapefruit Juice
  • Honeydew
  • Kiwi
  • Lima Beans
  • Milk (Whole)
  • Mustard Greens
  • Mushrooms
  • Nectarine
  • Orange
  • Orange Juice
  • Papayas
  • Parsnips
  • Peas
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Potatoes (French fries, Potato Chips)
  • Prunes-Dried
  • Prune Juice
  • Pumpkin and Winter Squash
  • Rasins
  • Rhubarbs
  • Spinach
  • Sweet Potato
  • Tomatoes
  • Tomatoe Juice and Sauce
  • Walnuts
  • Watermelon

Salt Substitutes - No Salt; Lite-Salt; Salt Substitutes
Coffee (Limit 1 cup per day)

     

    Image
    High Potasium Foods to Avoid

     

    Image
    High Sodium Foods to Avoid

     

    SODIUM

    A diet high in sodium (salt) can cause you to retain more fluid, your body to swell, and can increase your blood pressure. Therfore, certain foods should be limited and avoided to help lower the sodium in your diet.

    DO NOT add salt while preparing foods or at the table

    AVOID THESE FOODS HIGH IN SODIUM:

    Processed and Canned Meats

    • Bacon
    • Balogna
    • Chipped Beef
    • Corned Beef
    • Ham
    • Hot Dogs
    • Pepperoni
    • Salami
    • Salt Pork
    • Sausage
    • Spam

    Salted Snack Foods

    • Potato and Corn Chips

    Other

    • Canned/Instant Soups
    • Pickles