How potassium rich foods can help you

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Bananas are a quick way to hit the sweet spot, but they're also a great source of potassium.

The health benefits of potassium can help balance out sodium intake and help lower blood pressure. And while it may not be a replacement for medication, bananas like other fruit and veg high in this essential element, can help as part of a balanced health regime.

However, if you're not a fan of the yellow fruit then other starchy foods like lentils and potatoes can also deliver a huge potassium shot - helping electrolytes which regulate body fluids.

If you need a quick drink then carrot juice could be an alternative as it has one of the highest concentrations of potassium.

With vitamins and supplements costing so much - shopping for starchy fruit and veg is a cheaper and effective way to boost your health.

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