Welcome to the potassium content in 4 different types of brown rice, ranging from 268 to 43 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of brown rice is Rice, brown, long-grain, raw which in 100g contains 223 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 5 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 7 mg, the amount of Calories is 370 kcal (19% RDA), the amount of Protein is 7.94 g (16% RDA), the amount of Fat is 2.92 g (4% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 77.24 g (59% RDA).

For the food Rice, brown, long-grain, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 185 g) which contains 412.55 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 9 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 12.95 mg, the Calories content is 684.5 kcal, the Protein content is 14.69 g, the Fat content is 5.4 g and the Carbohydrate content is 142.89 g.

This list of 4 types of brown rice, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Rice, brown, medium-grain, raw through to Rice, brown, long-grain, 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 brown rice.

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 food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 2 raw items is in Rice, brown, medium-grain, raw where the content is 268 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 2 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 2 cooked items is in Rice, brown, medium-grain, cooked where the amount is 79 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked brown rice shows that cooking can change the levels of potassium by 189 mg in a 100g serving.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 4 items from the general description 'brown rice' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 4 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.

brown rice potassium per 100g

Average Content for brown rice

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of brown rice, based on the list below of 4 different items under the general description of brown rice, is 153.25 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 3.26 % 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 4.25 mg, the average amount of Calories is 238.75 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 5.09 g, the average amount of Fat is 1.83 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 49.97 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Rice, brown, long-grain, raw which in 100g contains 223 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 5 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 7 mg, the amount of Calories is 370 kcal, the amount of Protein is 7.94 g, the amount of Fat is 2.92 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 77.24 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 4 different brown rice nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Rice, brown, medium-grain, raw which contains 268 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 6 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 4 mg, the Calories content is 362 kcal, the Protein content is 7.5 g, the Fat content is 2.68 g, the Carbohydrate content is 76.17 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked which in 100g contains 43 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 5 mg, the amount of Calories is 111 kcal, the amount of Protein is 2.58 g, the amount of Fat is 0.9 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 22.96 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 225 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 1 mg for Sodium, 251 kcal for Calories, 4.92 g for Protein, 1.78 g for Fat, 53.21 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 Rice, brown, long-grain, raw contains 223 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 Rice, brown, medium-grain, raw which contains 509.2 mg in 1 cup (or 190 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 11 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 7.6 mg, the Calories content is 687.8 kcal, the Protein content is 14.25 g, the Fat content is 5.09 g and the Carbohydrate content is 144.72 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.


Brown rice List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Rice, brown, medium-grain, raw - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  268 mg (6%)4 mg (0%)362 kcal (18%)76.17 g (59%)2.68 g (4%)7.5 g (15%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 190g):
   509.2 mg (11%) 7.6 mg (0%) 687.8 kcal (34%) 144.72 g (111%) 5.09 g (8%) 14.25 g (29%)
2. Rice, brown, long-grain, raw - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  223 mg (5%)7 mg (0%)370 kcal (19%)77.24 g (59%)2.92 g (4%)7.94 g (16%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 185g):
   412.55 mg (9%) 12.95 mg (1%) 684.5 kcal (34%) 142.89 g (110%) 5.4 g (8%) 14.69 g (29%)
3. Rice, brown, medium-grain, cooked - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  79 mg (2%)1 mg (0%)112 kcal (6%)23.51 g (18%)0.83 g (1%)2.32 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 195g):
   154.05 mg (3%) 1.95 mg (0%) 218.4 kcal (11%) 45.84 g (35%) 1.62 g (2%) 4.52 g (9%)