They have some, but it’s not the most abundant mineral in that berry.
1 serving (a 110g cup) of fresh, chopped cranberries contains approximately 93mg of potassium which only equates to 3% of your DV (DV stands for daily value, or how much is recommended for an adult/day).
If cranberries were your only source of food, you would need to eat 33 cups of raw cranberries to get as much potassium as you’d need in a day. Seeing as they are a very sour berry, that wouldn’t be an easy thing to accomplish.
Luckily we get all of our vitamins and minerals from a variety of foods which all contribute to getting our DV met.
So if you like cranberries then I would encourage you to eat them as part of a healthy diet as they are good for you and contain lots of healthy nutrients.
For example, the most abundant mineral is manganese at 20% of your DV. Manganese is important because it is a component of many enzymes. These enzymes are engaged in many activities including urea formation, glucose formation, and anti oxidation.
The most abundant vitamin found in cranberries is Vitamin C at 25% of your DV. Everyone knows by now that vitamin C is said to be good for your immune system, and also has with many other health benefits.
If you are looking for potassium rich foods the best ones are:
– Avocados: 1 whole fruit provides 15% of potassium DV
– Spinach: 1 cup provides 12 %
– Watermelon: 2 wedges provide 14%
– Coconut water: 1 cup provides 13%
– Bananas: 1 medium banana provides 9%
– Dried apricots: 1/2 cup provides 16%
And there are so many more.
As usual, great health and eating well are strongly correlated. A variety of fruits and vegetables are recommended to get all of the healthy nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavenoids available.
Hope this helps.