Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 9 different types of bacon, ranging from 565 to 15 mg per 100g. The basic amount from the general description of bacon is Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted which in 100g contains 565 mg of potassium.
As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 12 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 1717 mg (107% RDA), the amount of Calories is 541 kcal (27% RDA), the amount of Protein is 37.04 g (66% RDA), the amount of Fat is 41.78 g (64% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.43 g (1% RDA).
The potassium amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.
For the food Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted the typical serving size is 1 slice cooked (or 8 g) which contains 45.2 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Sodium content is 137.36 mg, the Calories content is 43.28 kcal, the Protein content is 2.96 g, the Fat content is 3.34 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.11 g.
The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food is measured as a gram weight value although it is also useful to give the calories from these macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 12.6 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 30.1 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 0.4 (kcal).
This list of 9 types of bacon, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted through to Pork, bacon, rendered fat, cooked 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 bacon.
The list below gives the total potassium content in the 9 items from the general description 'bacon' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 9 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.
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 number of food items which are cooked are 6 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 6 cooked items is in Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted where the amount is 565 mg per 100g.
Average Content for baconThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of bacon, based on the list below of 9 different items under the general description of bacon, is 405.00 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 8.62 % 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 1286.56 mg, the average amount of Calories is 470.44 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 26.73 g, the average amount of Fat is 38.98 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 1.20 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Potassium is found in Pork, cured, bacon, pre-sliced, cooked, pan-fried which in 100g contains 504 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 11 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 1717 mg, the amount of Calories is 471 kcal, the amount of Protein is 34.19 g, the amount of Fat is 35.24 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.76 g.
Highest potassium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 9 different bacon nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted which contains 565 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 12 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 1717 mg, the Calories content is 541 kcal, the Protein content is 37.04 g, the Fat content is 41.78 g, the Carbohydrate content is 1.43 g.
The lowest amount of potassium is in Pork, bacon, rendered fat, cooked which in 100g contains 15 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 27 mg, the amount of Calories is 898 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.07 g, the amount of Fat is 99.5 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 550 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 1690 mg for Sodium, 357 kcal for Calories, 36.97 g for Protein, 57.72 g for Fat, 1.43 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 Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted contains 565 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 Pork, cured, canadian-style bacon, unheated which contains 584.8 mg in 1 package (6 oz) (or 170 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 12 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 1536.8 mg, the Calories content is 266.9 kcal, the Protein content is 35.09 g, the Fat content is 11.85 g and the Carbohydrate content is 2.86 g.
Nutritional Information SummaryFrom 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 foods with a high potassium content.