Welcome to the potassium content in 13 different types of asparagus, ranging from 253 to 56 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of asparagus is Asparagus, raw which in 100g contains 202 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 4 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 2 mg, the amount of Calories is 20 kcal (1% RDA), the amount of Protein is 2.2 g (4% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.12 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.88 g (3% RDA).

For the food Asparagus, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 134 g) which contains 270.68 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 2.68 mg, the Calories content is 26.8 kcal, the Protein content is 2.95 g, the Fat content is 0.16 g and the Carbohydrate content is 5.2 g.

This list of 13 types of asparagus, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Asparagus, frozen, unprepared through to CAMPBELL'S Red and White, Cream of Asparagus Soup, condensed where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional potassium 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 dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much potassium in asparagus.

Potassium Levels

The recommended daily allowance for potassium is actually an adequate intake. The RDA for all of the nutrition data listed on this page is for 4.7g per day which is for males and females between the ages of 14 and 70+. For children between the ages of 1-3 years it is 3.0g, for children between the ages of 4-8 years it is 3.8g, and for children between the ages of 9-13 years it is 4.5g. For women during lactation between the ages of 19-50 years the level is slightly higher at 5.1g.

The level of potassium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total number of frozen food items is 3. The highest amount of potassium from the 3 frozen items is in Asparagus, frozen, unprepared where the potassium content is 253 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 6 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 6 canned items is in Asparagus, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids where the level is 172 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of potassium from the 1 raw items is in Asparagus, raw where the content is 202 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 4 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 4 cooked items is in Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt where the amount is 224 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked asparagus shows that cooking can change the levels of potassium by 22 mg in a 100g serving.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 13 items from the general description 'asparagus' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 13 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

asparagus potassium per 100g

Average Content for asparagus

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of asparagus, based on the list below of 13 different items under the general description of asparagus, is 167.15 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 3.56 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Sodium is 251.08 mg, the average amount of Calories is 33.15 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 2.21 g, the average amount of Fat is 1.27 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 4.17 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt which in 100g contains 172 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 4 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 3 mg, the amount of Calories is 18 kcal, the amount of Protein is 2.95 g, the amount of Fat is 0.42 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.92 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 13 different asparagus nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Asparagus, frozen, unprepared which contains 253 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 5 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 8 mg, the Calories content is 24 kcal, the Protein content is 3.23 g, the Fat content is 0.23 g, the Carbohydrate content is 4.1 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in CAMPBELL'S Red and White, Cream of Asparagus Soup, condensed which in 100g contains 56 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 1 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 669 mg, the amount of Calories is 89 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.61 g, the amount of Fat is 5.65 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 7.26 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 197 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 661 mg for Sodium, 65 kcal for Calories, 1.62 g for Protein, 5.42 g for Fat, 3.16 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of potassium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high potassium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Asparagus, raw contains 202 mg of potassium. 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 potassium nutritional content.

The food with the highest potassium content per typical serving is Asparagus, frozen, unprepared which contains 718.52 mg in 1 package (10 oz) (or 284 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 15 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 22.72 mg, the Calories content is 68.16 kcal, the Protein content is 9.17 g, the Fat content is 0.65 g and the Carbohydrate content is 11.64 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

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


Asparagus List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Asparagus, frozen, unprepared - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  253 mg (5%)8 mg (1%)24 kcal (1%)4.1 g (3%)0.23 g (0%)3.23 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g):
   718.52 mg (15%) 22.72 mg (1%) 68.16 kcal (3%) 11.64 g (9%) 0.65 g (1%) 9.17 g (18%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (or 58g):
  146.74 mg (3%) 4.64 mg (0%) 13.92 kcal (1%) 2.38 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 1.87 g (4%)
2. Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  224 mg (5%)240 mg (15%)22 kcal (1%)4.11 g (3%)0.22 g (0%)2.4 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 90g):
   201.6 mg (4%) 216 mg (14%) 19.8 kcal (1%) 3.7 g (3%) 0.2 g (0%) 2.16 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (1/2" base) (or 60g):
  134.4 mg (3%) 144 mg (9%) 13.2 kcal (1%) 2.47 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 1.44 g (3%)
3. Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  224 mg (5%)14 mg (1%)22 kcal (1%)4.11 g (3%)0.22 g (0%)2.4 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 90g):
   201.6 mg (4%) 12.6 mg (1%) 19.8 kcal (1%) 3.7 g (3%) 0.2 g (0%) 2.16 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (1/2" base) (or 60g):
  134.4 mg (3%) 8.4 mg (1%) 13.2 kcal (1%) 2.47 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 1.44 g (3%)
4. Asparagus, raw - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  202 mg (4%)2 mg (0%)20 kcal (1%)3.88 g (3%)0.12 g (0%)2.2 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 134g):
   270.68 mg (6%) 2.68 mg (0%) 26.8 kcal (1%) 5.2 g (4%) 0.16 g (0%) 2.95 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear and small (5" long or less) (or 12g):
  24.24 mg (1%) 0.24 mg (0%) 2.4 kcal (0%) 0.47 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.26 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear and medium (5-1/4" to 7" long) (or 16g):
  32.32 mg (1%) 0.32 mg (0%) 3.2 kcal (0%) 0.62 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear and large (7-1/4" to 8-1/2") (or 20g):
  40.4 mg (1%) 0.4 mg (0%) 4 kcal (0%) 0.78 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.44 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear and extra large (8-3/4" to 10" long) (or 24g):
  48.48 mg (1%) 0.48 mg (0%) 4.8 kcal (0%) 0.93 g (1%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.53 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear tip (2" long or less) (or 3.5g):
  7.07 mg (0%) 0.07 mg (0%) 0.7 kcal (0%) 0.14 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 0.08 g (0%)
5. Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  172 mg (4%)240 mg (15%)18 kcal (1%)1.92 g (1%)0.42 g (1%)2.95 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 180g):
   309.6 mg (7%) 432 mg (27%) 32.4 kcal (2%) 3.46 g (3%) 0.76 g (1%) 5.31 g (11%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 293g):
  503.96 mg (11%) 703.2 mg (44%) 52.74 kcal (3%) 5.63 g (4%) 1.23 g (2%) 8.64 g (17%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (or 60g):
  103.2 mg (2%) 144 mg (9%) 10.8 kcal (1%) 1.15 g (1%) 0.25 g (0%) 1.77 g (4%)
6. Asparagus, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  172 mg (4%)26 mg (2%)15 kcal (1%)2.48 g (2%)0.18 g (0%)1.8 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 122g):
   209.84 mg (4%) 31.72 mg (2%) 18.3 kcal (1%) 3.03 g (2%) 0.22 g (0%) 2.2 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (300 x 407) (or 411g):
  706.92 mg (15%) 106.86 mg (7%) 61.65 kcal (3%) 10.19 g (8%) 0.74 g (1%) 7.4 g (15%)
7. Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  172 mg (4%)3 mg (0%)18 kcal (1%)1.92 g (1%)0.42 g (1%)2.95 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 180g):
   309.6 mg (7%) 5.4 mg (0%) 32.4 kcal (2%) 3.46 g (3%) 0.76 g (1%) 5.31 g (11%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 293g):
  503.96 mg (11%) 8.79 mg (1%) 52.74 kcal (3%) 5.63 g (4%) 1.23 g (2%) 8.64 g (17%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (or 60g):
  103.2 mg (2%) 1.8 mg (0%) 10.8 kcal (1%) 1.15 g (1%) 0.25 g (0%) 1.77 g (4%)
8. Asparagus, canned, drained solids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  172 mg (4%)287 mg (18%)19 kcal (1%)2.46 g (2%)0.65 g (1%)2.14 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 242g):
   416.24 mg (9%) 694.54 mg (43%) 45.98 kcal (2%) 5.95 g (5%) 1.57 g (2%) 5.18 g (10%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear (about 5" long) (or 18g):
  30.96 mg (1%) 51.66 mg (3%) 3.42 kcal (0%) 0.44 g (0%) 0.12 g (0%) 0.39 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (300 x 407) (or 248g):
  426.56 mg (9%) 711.76 mg (44%) 47.12 kcal (2%) 6.1 g (5%) 1.61 g (2%) 5.31 g (11%)
9. Asparagus, canned, regular pack, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  172 mg (4%)284 mg (18%)15 kcal (1%)2.47 g (2%)0.18 g (0%)1.8 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 122g):
   209.84 mg (4%) 346.48 mg (22%) 18.3 kcal (1%) 3.01 g (2%) 0.22 g (0%) 2.2 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (300 x 407) (or 411g):
  706.92 mg (15%) 1167.24 mg (73%) 61.65 kcal (3%) 10.15 g (8%) 0.74 g (1%) 7.4 g (15%)
10. Soup, cream of asparagus, canned, prepared with equal volume milk - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  145 mg (3%)420 mg (26%)65 kcal (3%)6.61 g (5%)3.3 g (5%)2.55 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (8 fl oz) (or 248g):
   359.6 mg (8%) 1041.6 mg (65%) 161.2 kcal (8%) 16.39 g (13%) 8.18 g (13%) 6.32 g (13%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (10.75 oz) and prepared (or 602g):
  872.9 mg (19%) 2528.4 mg (158%) 391.3 kcal (20%) 39.79 g (31%) 19.87 g (31%) 15.35 g (31%)
11. Soup, cream of asparagus, canned, condensed - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  138 mg (3%)669 mg (42%)69 kcal (3%)8.52 g (7%)3.26 g (5%)1.82 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (4 fl oz) (or 126g):
   173.88 mg (4%) 842.94 mg (53%) 86.94 kcal (4%) 10.74 g (8%) 4.11 g (6%) 2.29 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (10.75 oz) (or 305g):
  420.9 mg (9%) 2040.45 mg (128%) 210.45 kcal (11%) 25.99 g (20%) 9.94 g (15%) 5.55 g (11%)
12. Soup, cream of asparagus, canned, prepared with equal volume water - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  71 mg (2%)402 mg (25%)35 kcal (2%)4.38 g (3%)1.68 g (3%)0.94 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (8 fl oz) (or 244g):
   173.24 mg (4%) 980.88 mg (61%) 85.4 kcal (4%) 10.69 g (8%) 4.1 g (6%) 2.29 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (10.75 oz) and prepared (or 593g):
  421.03 mg (9%) 2383.86 mg (149%) 207.55 kcal (10%) 25.97 g (20%) 9.96 g (15%) 5.57 g (11%)