Welcome to the Phosphorus nutritional content for 3 different types of popcorn ranging from 264 to 55 mg per 100g. The nutritional Phosphorus content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full nutrition breakdown to answer the question how much Phosphorus is found in popcorn?

The list below, brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com, gives the total Phosphorus content in the 3 items from the general description 'popcorn' each of which show the Phosphorus amount as well as calories and common serving sizes. These 3 types of popcorn range from Popcorn, microwave, low fat and sodium through to Popcorn, sugar syrup/caramel, fat-free and are ranked by the content or amount per 100g.

An example from the list below under the general description of popcorn is Popcorn, microwave, regular (butter) flavor, made with palm oil and in this food example the amount of Phosphorus per 100g is 258 mg. This corresponds to 25.8 % of the RDA for Phosphorus. The associated calorie content for this food item is 532 kcal per 100g, which is 27 % of the recommended daily calorie allowance.The top 3 food items are shown in the graph below, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page.

popcorn phosphorus per 100g

Average Value for popcorn

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Phosphorus contained in 100g of popcorn, based on the list below of 3 different items under the general description of popcorn, is 192.33 mg of Phosphorus. This averge value corresponds to 19.23 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA). The average calories for the foods listed is 447.33 kcal which is 22 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.

Median Value for popcorn

The median value of Phosphorus is found in Popcorn, microwave, low fat and sodium which in 100g contains 264 mg of Phosphorus. The calories for the median food listed is 429 kcal which is 21.45 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.

Highest Phosphorus Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 3 different popcorn nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Phosphorus is found in Popcorn, microwave, low fat and sodium which contains 264 mg of Phosphorus per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 26.4 % and provides a calorie content of 429 kcal in 100g. The lowest amount of Phosphorus is in Popcorn, sugar syrup/caramel, fat-free which in 100g contains 55 mg of Phosphorus. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 5.5 % of the RDA. The corresponding calories in 100g for Popcorn, sugar syrup/caramel, fat-free is 381 kcal.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 209 mg of Phosphorus per 100g. The range of calories for these foods is from 429 kcal through to 381 kcal. The equivalent percentage of the daily recommended calories is 21 % through to 19.05 % for a 2000 Calorie per day diet.

This gives a range for the recommended nutrition value for the foods listed below from 26.4 % of the daily recommended value through to the lowest nutritional percentage of 5.5 % of the Phosphorus daily value. The recommended daily allowance (also referred to as recommended dietary allowance) is 1000 mg of Phosphorus.

From this list of foods there are zero foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Phosphorus.

Highest Amount of Phosphorus per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Phosphorus foods. For example 100g of Popcorn, microwave, regular (butter) flavor, made with palm oil contains 258 mg of Phosphorus. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the Phosphorus nutritional content.

For Popcorn, microwave, low fat and sodium, which contains the highest amount of Phosphorus in 100 g, the amount of Phosphorus in a typical serving of 1 oz (or 28.35 g) is 74.84 mg.This is 7.48 % of the recommended daily value.

The food with the highest Phosphorus content per typical serving is Popcorn, microwave, regular (butter) flavor, made with palm oil which contains 224.46 mg in 1 bag (or 87 g).The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 22.45 %.

For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Phosphorus content.


From the list below you can find a full nutrition breakdown for all foods containing Phosphorus which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutrition and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of Phosphorus rich foods


Popcorn Phosphorus Content per 100g

Phosphorus in 100g of 'popcorn', click a link for different servings.
1. Popcorn, microwave, low fat and sodium - Phosphorus
  264 mg of Phosphorus per 100g (26.4 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 429 kcal per 100g(21 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Phosphorus nutritional content is 74.84 mg (7.48 %DV).  Calories per serving are 121.62 kcal (6 %DV cals).
2. Popcorn, microwave, regular (butter) flavor, made with palm oil - Phosphorus
  258 mg of Phosphorus per 100g (25.8 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 532 kcal per 100g(27 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 bag (or 87g), Phosphorus nutritional content is 224.46 mg (22.45 %DV).  Calories per serving are 462.84 kcal (23 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 oz (or 28.35g), Phosphorus content is 73.14 mg (7.31 %DV).  Calories per serving are 150.82 kcal (8 %DV cals).
3. Popcorn, sugar syrup/caramel, fat-free - Phosphorus
  55 mg of Phosphorus per 100g (5.5 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 381 kcal per 100g(19 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Phosphorus nutritional content is 15.59 mg (1.56 %DV).  Calories per serving are 108.01 kcal (5 %DV cals).

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Phosphorus and Nutrition Facts - Top 199 Foods


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leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus


salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops


coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts

Beans and Lentils

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans


beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages

Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

ricotta, yogurt, cottage cheese, an egg, egg whites, goats cheese, cheddar, cheddar cheese, cheese, hard boiled egg, feta cheese

Bread, Rice, Grains and Pasta

rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal


spirulina, honey, sugar, brown sugar, tofu, olive oil, garlic, tempeh, oats