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Old 04-05-2012, 11:53 AM   #1
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I have been getting very bad calf cramps that extend into my leg. I suspect that I do not get enough potassium. Besides bananas, what are some good sources for potassium in foods?
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There's good amounts of potassium in a multi-vitamin. The daily recommended about is about 5 grams, or at least that's what I've always heard.

Raisins, potatoes, spinach, tomato soup all have potassium in them. I think the amounts are not very significant, but coupled together they'd probably get you a decent amount. Bananas are the best though.
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Potatoes have more potassium than banana's they just aren't as easily prepared thats why there not as promoted as are banana's for it.

Per 100g's

Potato = 620mg
Banana = 358mg
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