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This sweet root vegetable tops bananas in the potassium department, delivering 582 milligrams of the essential mineral in one cup, compared to 420 milligrams in a banana. According to the U.S. RDA, adults should aim to get 4,700 milligrams of potassium a day. Think you need more potassium? These are silent signs that you’re not getting enough.
Soybeans are one of the top foods high in potassium, packing in 676 milligrams per cup. Edamame beans are also one of the world’s best sources of plant-based protein because they contains all the essential micronutrients our bodies need to build muscle. Edamame are delicious roasted with a sprinkle of salt. Also fit these other top sources of plant-based protein into your diet.