Normal serum potassium is 3.5 to 5.5 mEq/L. A client who has a potassium of 3.2 mEq/L would benefit from a diet high in potassium. Baked cod, baked potato, and spinach are all food selections high in potassium. A ham and cheese omelet is high in sodium. Fried eggs are high in cholesterol. A whole grain muffin is high in grains.