As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 10 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 12 mg (1% RDA), the amount of Calories is 354 kcal (18% RDA), the amount of Protein is 12.48 g (22% RDA), the amount of Fat is 2.3 g (4% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 73.48 g (57% 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 Barley, hulled the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 184 g) which contains 831.68 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 18 %. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Sodium content is 22.08 mg, the Calories content is 651.36 kcal, the Protein content is 22.96 g, the Fat content is 4.23 g and the Carbohydrate content is 135.2 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 81.5 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 35.4 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 534.0 (kcal).
This list of 11 types of barley, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Barley, hulled through to Soup, mushroom barley, canned, prepared with equal volume water 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 barley.
The list below gives the total potassium content in the 11 items from the general description 'barley' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 11 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 classified as canned is 2 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 2 canned items is in Soup, mushroom barley, canned, condensed where the level is 76 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 Barley, pearled, raw where the content is 280 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked is 1 item. The highest amount of potassium from the 1 cooked items is in Barley, pearled, cooked where the amount is 93 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked barley shows that cooking can change the levels of potassium by 187 mg in a 100g serving.
Average Content for barleyThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of barley, based on the list below of 11 different items under the general description of barley, is 224.00 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 4.77 % 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 175.82 mg, the average amount of Calories is 201.27 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 6.57 g, the average amount of Fat is 1.99 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 40.59 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Potassium is found in Barley malt flour which in 100g contains 224 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 5 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 11 mg, the amount of Calories is 361 kcal, the amount of Protein is 10.28 g, the amount of Fat is 1.84 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 78.3 g.
Highest potassium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 11 different barley nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Barley, hulled which contains 452 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 10 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 12 mg, the Calories content is 354 kcal, the Protein content is 12.48 g, the Fat content is 2.3 g, the Carbohydrate content is 73.48 g.
The lowest amount of potassium is in Soup, mushroom barley, canned, prepared with equal volume water which in 100g contains 38 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 365 mg, the amount of Calories is 30 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.77 g, the amount of Fat is 0.93 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 4.8 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 414 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 353 mg for Sodium, 324 kcal for Calories, 11.71 g for Protein, 1.37 g for Fat, 68.68 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 Barley, hulled contains 452 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 Barley, hulled which contains 831.68 mg in 1 cup (or 184 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 18 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 22.08 mg, the Calories content is 651.36 kcal, the Protein content is 22.96 g, the Fat content is 4.23 g and the Carbohydrate content is 135.2 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 amount of potassium.