Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 7 different types of basil, ranging from 2630 mg to 78 mg per 100g. The basic type of basil is Basil, fresh, where the amount of potassium in 100g is 295 mg. For the 100g serving of Basil, fresh, the RDA potassium percentage is 6 %. This is based on the levels for the recommended daily allowance or RDA for a mature adult for potassium which is 4700 mg.

Top five basil products high in potassium

Below is a summary list for the top five basil items ranked by the amount or level of potassium in 100g. At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 7 different types of basil based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes).

1. Spices, basil, dried : 2630mg (56%RDA)
2. PREGO Pasta, Organic Tomato and Basil Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve : 320mg (7%RDA)
3. PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve : 320mg (7%RDA)
4. Basil, fresh : 295mg (6%RDA)
5. MORNINGSTAR FARMS Tomato & Basil Pizza Burger, frozen, unprepared : 238mg (5%RDA)

Following on from the five top basil items or products containing potassium we have a more comprehensive break down of Basil, fresh, and the highest item containing potassium which is Spices, basil, dried. Furthermore we provide a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on basil. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the potassium content in basil.

Basil, fresh - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Basil, fresh should be considered along with the potassium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Spices and Herbs.Other important and potassium related nutrients are Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 23 kcal (1% RDA), the amount of Sodium is 4 mg, the amount of Protein is 3.15 g (6% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.64 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.65 g (2% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the potassium levels in basil.

potassium and nutrition facts in basil per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Basil, fresh has a nutritional value score of 63 out of 100.Comparing the potassium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Basil, fresh; We class this as a medium to low potassium content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.

Comparing potassium in basil vs a banana

The amount of potassium in a banana is 358 mg per 100g.As potassium percentage of the RDA this is 8 %. Comparing with Basil, fresh, in 100g contains 295 mg of potassium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 6 %. Therefore, a banana has 63 mg more potassium than Basil, fresh. In terms of potassium percentage this is 21 % more potassium. A banana has an overall nutritional value score of 16 out of 100, whereas Basil, fresh has a nutritional value score of 63 out of 100.

The highest content of potassium in the food items under the general description or type of basil, is Spices, basil, dried with 2630 mg of potassium per 100g. Comparing a banana with Spices, basil, dried; Spices, basil, dried has 2272 mg more potassium than a banana. In terms of potassium percentage this is 635 % more potassium.

Amount of potassium per 100 Calories

100 calories of basil, fresh is a serving size of 4.35 g, and the amount of Potassium is 1282.61 mg (26.09% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Protein, in 100 Calories are as follows; Sodium 17.39 mg (0% RDA), Protein 13.7 g (26.09% RDA), Fat 2.78 g (4.35% RDA), Carbohydrate 11.52 g (8.7% RDA). This is shown in the potassium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. potassium and nutrition facts in basil per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 2 tbsp, chopped (or 5.3 g)

For the food Basil, fresh the typical serving size is 2 tbsp, chopped (or 5.3 g) which contains 15.64 mg of Potassium. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 1.22 kcal, the Sodium content is 0.21 mg, the Protein content is 0.17 g, the Fat content is 0.03 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.14 g. The percentages are shown below in the potassium chart, for the typical serving of potassium and the related and important nutritional values.potassium and nutritional content in basil

Macronutrients in Basil, fresh


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 2 tbsp, chopped or 5.3 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 0.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 0.3 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 0.5 (kcal).potassium, calories and nutritional content in basil

Milligrams of potassium in basil (per 100g)

This list of 7 types of basil, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Spices, basil, dried through to GARDENBURGER, Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Burger 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 basil.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 7 items from the general description 'basil' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 7 food items shown in the potassium chart. This gives 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.

basil potassium per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for basil based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of potassium per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. basil potassium per 100g

The corresponding Calories for basil ranked by the amount of potassium per 100g is shown below in the basil calories chart. basil potassium per 100g

RDA for potassium

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.

Effect of Preparation and Storage on potassium

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 1. The highest amount of potassium from the 1 frozen items is in MORNINGSTAR FARMS Tomato & Basil Pizza Burger, frozen, unprepared where the potassium content is 238 mg per 100g.

Average Content for basil

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of basil, based on the list below of 7 different items under the general description of basil, is 572.57 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 12.18 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 131.71 kcal, the average amount of Sodium is 299.00 mg, the average amount of Protein is 8.93 g, the average amount of Fat is 4.10 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Basil, fresh which in 100g contains 295 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 6 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 23 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 4 mg, the amount of Protein is 3.15 g, the amount of Fat is 0.64 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.65 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 7 different basil nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Spices, basil, dried which contains 2630 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 56 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 233 kcal, the Sodium content is 76 mg, the Protein content is 22.98 g, the Fat content is 4.07 g, the Carbohydrate content is 47.75 g. chart to show highest potassium in basil per 100g

The lowest amount of potassium is in GARDENBURGER, Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Burger which in 100g contains 78 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 2 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 137 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 387 mg, the amount of Protein is 5.5 g, the amount of Fat is 3.6 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 23.7 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 2552 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 96 kcal for Calories, 311 mg for Sodium, 17.48 g for Protein, 0.47 g for Fat, 0 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 Basil, fresh contains 295 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 PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve which contains 400 mg in 1 serving 1/2 cup (or 125 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 9 %. For this serving the Calories content is 80 kcal, the Sodium content is 420 mg, the Protein content is 2 g, the Fat content is 2.5 g and the Carbohydrate content is 12 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 foods rich in potassium.


Basil List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Spices, basil, dried - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 27 / 100     food group - Spices and Herbs
  Potassium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Sodium
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2630 mg (56%)233 kcal (12%)76 mg (5%)47.75 g (37%)4.07 g (6%)22.98 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tsp and leaves (or 0.7g):
   18.41 mg (0%) 1.63 kcal (0%) 0.53 mg (0%) 0.33 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.16 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp and leaves (or 2.1g):
  55.23 mg (1%) 4.89 kcal (0%) 1.6 mg (0%) 1 g (1%) 0.09 g (0%) 0.48 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tsp and ground (or 1.4g):
  36.82 mg (1%) 3.26 kcal (0%) 1.06 mg (0%) 0.67 g (1%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.32 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp and ground (or 4.5g):
  118.35 mg (3%) 10.49 kcal (1%) 3.42 mg (0%) 2.15 g (2%) 0.18 g (0%) 1.03 g (2%)
2. PREGO Pasta, Organic Tomato and Basil Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Soups, Sauces, and Gravies
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  320 mg (7%)72 kcal (4%)376 mg (24%)10.4 g (8%)2.4 g (4%)1.6 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 1/2 cup (or 125g):
   400 mg (9%) 90 kcal (5%) 470 mg (29%) 13 g (10%) 3 g (5%) 2 g (4%)
3. PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Soups, Sauces, and Gravies
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  320 mg (7%)64 kcal (3%)336 mg (21%)9.6 g (7%)2 g (3%)1.6 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 1/2 cup (or 125g):
   400 mg (9%) 80 kcal (4%) 420 mg (26%) 12 g (9%) 2.5 g (4%) 2 g (4%)
4. Basil, fresh - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 63 / 100     food group - Spices and Herbs
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  295 mg (6%)23 kcal (1%)4 mg (0%)2.65 g (2%)0.64 g (1%)3.15 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 tbsp and chopped (or 5.3g):
   15.64 mg (0%) 1.22 kcal (0%) 0.21 mg (0%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.17 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 5 leaves (or 2.5g):
  7.38 mg (0%) 0.58 kcal (0%) 0.1 mg (0%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.08 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .25 cup leaves and whole (or 6g):
  17.7 mg (0%) 1.38 kcal (0%) 0.24 mg (0%) 0.16 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%) 0.19 g (0%)
5. MORNINGSTAR FARMS Tomato & Basil Pizza Burger, frozen, unprepared - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Legumes and Legume Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  238 mg (5%)181 kcal (9%)389 mg (24%)11.1 g (9%)8.3 g (13%)15.5 g (28%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 patty (or 67g):
   159.46 mg (3%) 121.27 kcal (6%) 260.63 mg (16%) 7.44 g (6%) 5.56 g (9%) 10.39 g (19%)
6. KASHI Pizza, Basil Pesto - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Fast Foods
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  127 mg (3%)212 kcal (11%)525 mg (33%)24.2 g (19%)7.7 g (12%)12.2 g (22%)
  Typical Serving size of .33 pieces (or 113g):
   143.51 mg (3%) 239.56 kcal (12%) 593.25 mg (37%) 27.35 g (21%) 8.7 g (13%) 13.79 g (25%)






potassium and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

Vegetables

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, pumpkin, radishes, taro, turnips, okra, rhubarb, sweet corn, cowpeas, seaweed, broadbeans

Fruits

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Drinks

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Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts, chestnuts, coconut meat, ginkgo nuts, mixed nuts, macadamia nuts

Beans and Lentils

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Meat

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Fast Foods

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Dairy and Cheese

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Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

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Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

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Breakfast Cereal

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Miscellaneous

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