Foods that are high in potassium

Foods that are high in zinc

It’s no secret that a healthy diet can have a number of positive benefits. This blog has covered how a good diet can help your eyesight and how it can help prevent you from getting sick. But a good diet can also help your hearing. Join us as we go over some of them.

Some studies have indicated that high levels of potassium helps preserve hearing. Magnesium, meanwhile, has been shown to protect against noise-induced hearing loss. Studies have also shown that vitamin B12 and folic acid have positive benefits for hearing.

So where can you find these nutrients? If you want potassium, most people think of bananas. While many people find them delicious, not everyone likes the taste or texture. Luckily, you can also eat…

  • Avocado
  • Squash
  • Sweet potato
  • Potato
  • Salmon
  • Watermelon
  • Beans
  • Cantaloupe
  • Honeydew
  • Grapefruit
  • Broccoli
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant

To get your zinc intake, you can eat…

  • Oysters
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Spinach
  • Nuts
  • Pork
  • Mushrooms

For magnesium you have…

  • Dark chocolate
  • Tofu
  • Seeds
  • Fish
  • Leafy greens

For vitamin B12, you can have…

  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Shellfish
  • Poultry
  • Whole grain cereal

And for folic acid, you can try…

  • Dark leafy greens
  • Asparagus
  • Citrus Fruits
  • Cauliflower
  • Beets
  • Corn
  • Celery
  • Carrots

Audiologist Vicki Miller, MS, F-AAA

Some of these foods, like avocado, beans, and fish, are great sources of multiple nutrients, too.

A good diet is a good step in preventing health problem down the road.

“Remember, as Benjamin Franklin said, ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,’” CEENTA audiologist Vicki Miller, MS, F-AAA said.

This blog is for informational purposes only. For specific medical questions, please consult your physician. To make an appointment with Ms. Miller or any of CEENTA’s audiologists, call 704-295-3000. You can also schedule an appointment online or through myCEENTAchart.


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