Welcome to the potassium content in 5 different types of butter, ranging from 71 to 24 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of butter is Butter, salted which in 100g contains 24 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 1 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 714 mg (45% RDA), the amount of Calories is 717 kcal (36% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.85 g (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 81.11 g (125% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.06 g.

For the food Butter, salted the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 227 g) which contains 54.48 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 1620.78 mg, the Calories content is 1627.59 kcal, the Protein content is 1.93 g, the Fat content is 184.12 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.14 g.

This list of 5 types of butter, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Butter, light, stick, with salt through to Butter, without salt 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 butter.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 5 items from the general description 'butter' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 5 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.

butter potassium per 100g

Average Content for butter

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of butter, based on the list below of 5 different items under the general description of butter, is 43.20 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 0.92 % 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 407.60 mg, the average amount of Calories is 631.80 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 1.83 g, the average amount of Fat is 70.71 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 0.04 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Butter, whipped, with salt which in 100g contains 26 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 1 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 827 mg, the amount of Calories is 717 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.85 g, the amount of Fat is 81.11 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.06 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 5 different butter nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Butter, light, stick, with salt which contains 71 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 2 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 450 mg, the Calories content is 509 kcal, the Protein content is 3.3 g, the Fat content is 55.1 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Butter, without salt which in 100g contains 24 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 11 mg, the amount of Calories is 717 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.85 g, the amount of Fat is 81.11 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.06 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 47 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 439 mg for Sodium, 208 kcal for Calories, 2.45 g for Protein, 26.01 g for Fat, 0.06 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 Butter, salted contains 24 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 Butter, without salt which contains 54.48 mg in 1 cup (or 227 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 24.97 mg, the Calories content is 1627.59 kcal, the Protein content is 1.93 g, the Fat content is 184.12 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.14 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 foods.


Butter List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Butter, light, stick, with salt - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  71 mg (2%)450 mg (28%)509 kcal (25%)0 g (0%)55.1 g (85%)3.3 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tablespoon (or 14g):
   9.94 mg (0%) 63 mg (4%) 71.26 kcal (4%) 0 g (0%) 7.71 g (12%) 0.46 g (1%)
2. Butter, light, stick, without salt - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  71 mg (2%)36 mg (2%)499 kcal (25%)0 g (0%)55.1 g (85%)3.3 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tablespoon (or 14g):
   9.94 mg (0%) 5.04 mg (0%) 69.86 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 7.71 g (12%) 0.46 g (1%)
3. Butter, whipped, with salt - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  26 mg (1%)827 mg (52%)717 kcal (36%)0.06 g (0%)81.11 g (125%)0.85 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 151g):
   39.26 mg (1%) 1248.77 mg (78%) 1082.67 kcal (54%) 0.09 g (0%) 122.48 g (188%) 1.28 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp (or 9.4g):
  2.44 mg (0%) 77.74 mg (5%) 67.4 kcal (3%) 0.01 g (0%) 7.62 g (12%) 0.08 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 pat (1" sq and 1/3" high) (or 3.8g):
  0.99 mg (0%) 31.43 mg (2%) 27.25 kcal (1%) 0 g (0%) 3.08 g (5%) 0.03 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 stick (or 76g):
  19.76 mg (0%) 628.52 mg (39%) 544.92 kcal (27%) 0.05 g (0%) 61.64 g (95%) 0.65 g (1%)
4. Butter, salted - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  24 mg (1%)714 mg (45%)717 kcal (36%)0.06 g (0%)81.11 g (125%)0.85 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 227g):
   54.48 mg (1%) 1620.78 mg (101%) 1627.59 kcal (81%) 0.14 g (0%) 184.12 g (283%) 1.93 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp (or 14.2g):
  3.41 mg (0%) 101.39 mg (6%) 101.81 kcal (5%) 0.01 g (0%) 11.52 g (18%) 0.12 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 pat (1" sq and 1/3" high) (or 5g):
  1.2 mg (0%) 35.7 mg (2%) 35.85 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 4.06 g (6%) 0.04 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 stick (or 113g):
  27.12 mg (1%) 806.82 mg (50%) 810.21 kcal (41%) 0.07 g (0%) 91.65 g (141%) 0.96 g (2%)
5. Butter, without salt - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  24 mg (1%)11 mg (1%)717 kcal (36%)0.06 g (0%)81.11 g (125%)0.85 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 227g):
   54.48 mg (1%) 24.97 mg (2%) 1627.59 kcal (81%) 0.14 g (0%) 184.12 g (283%) 1.93 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp (or 14.2g):
  3.41 mg (0%) 1.56 mg (0%) 101.81 kcal (5%) 0.01 g (0%) 11.52 g (18%) 0.12 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 pat (1" sq and 1/3" high) (or 5g):
  1.2 mg (0%) 0.55 mg (0%) 35.85 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 4.06 g (6%) 0.04 g (0%)