Forget bananas, stock your kitchen with potassium-packed figs.
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When you think of potassium rich produce you probably see yellow, but you maybe surprise alone that six fresh figs content 891 milligrams of the blood pressure lowering mineral it only 20% of your daily need and about double what you find in one to banana. In a recent study from the Netherlands, high potassium diets will link with lower risks of death from all causes in healthy adult age 55 and older. Figs are also one of the best fruit sources of calcium which nearly have much preserving as half a cup of fat cream milk. If you can’t find the fresh variety, dried figs are almost as nutritious. Serve by chopping and adding to your yogurt, cottage juice, oatmeal or green salad. Or enjoy them as the savers snacks with half of teaspoon of a low fat version of a soft juice, check back tomorrow for another 60 second solution. Go figure.