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Do oranges have potassium?

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Oranges contain a moderate to high amount of potassium. There is approximately 237 milligrams of potassium in a one-half cup serving of oranges and 240 mg of potassium in a small orange.

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Do oranges have potassium?
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Eating citrus foods such as oranges or drinking orange juice is a healthy and easy way to intake the daily recommended amount of potassium.

Orange juice contains a higher amount of potassium than whole oranges due its concentrated form. It contains approximately 248 mg of potassium in a one-half cup serving.

Potassium is an important mineral and electrolyte for the body. It helps balance fluid levels, maintain normal blood pressure and aids in muscle contraction and nerve function.


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