potassium in carrots information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 11 different types of carrots, ranging from 320 mg to 158 mg per 100g. The basic type of carrots is Carrots, raw which in 100g contains 320 mg of potassium.

The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for potassium is 4700 mg. For the 100g serving of Carrots, raw, the RDA potassium percentage (based on the RDA amount of 4700 mg) is 7 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Carrots, raw has a nutritional value score of 32 out of 100.Comparing the potassium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Carrots, raw; 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.

This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Vegetables and Vegetable Products.Other important and potassium related nutrients are Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 41 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Sodium is 69 mg (4% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.93 g (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.24 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 9.58 g (7% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the potassium content in carrots.

potassium and nutrition facts in carrots per 100g

Comparing potassium in carrots 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 Carrots, raw, in 100g contains 320 mg of potassium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 7 %. Therefore, a banana has 38 mg more potassium than Carrots, raw. In terms of potassium percentage this is 12 % more potassium. A banana has an overall nutritional value score of 16 out of 100, whereas Carrots, raw has a nutritional value score of 32 out of 100.

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup chopped (or 128 g)

For the food Carrots, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup chopped (or 128 g) which contains 409.6 mg of Potassium. The potassium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 9 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 11.1 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup chopped (or 128 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 52.48 kcal, the Sodium content is 88.32 mg, the Protein content is 1.19 g, the Fat content is 0.31 g and the Carbohydrate content is 12.26 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of potassium and the related and important nutritional values.potassium and nutritional content in carrots

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 1 cup chopped or 128 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 3.3 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 2.6 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 47.1 (kcal).

This list of 11 types of carrots, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Carrots, raw through to Carrots, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids 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 carrots.

Milligrams of potassium in carrots (per 100g)

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 11 items from the general description 'carrots' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Calories, Sodium, 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.

carrots potassium per 100g

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 number of frozen food items is 3. The highest amount of potassium from the 3 frozen items is in Carrots, frozen, unprepared where the potassium content is 235 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 4 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 4 canned items is in Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids where the level is 179 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 2 raw items is in Carrots, raw where the content is 320 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 4 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 4 cooked items is in Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt where the amount is 235 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked carrots shows that cooking can change the levels of potassium by 85 mg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for carrots

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of carrots, based on the list below of 11 different items under the general description of carrots, is 212.27 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 4.52 % 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 32.00 kcal, the average amount of Sodium is 135.18 mg, the average amount of Protein is 0.68 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.29 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt which in 100g contains 192 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 4 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 37 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 59 mg, the amount of Protein is 0.58 g, the amount of Fat is 0.68 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 7.73 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 11 different carrots nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Carrots, raw which contains 320 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 7 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 41 kcal, the Sodium content is 69 mg, the Protein content is 0.93 g, the Fat content is 0.24 g, the Carbohydrate content is 9.58 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Carrots, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids which in 100g contains 158 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 3 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 23 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 34 mg, the amount of Protein is 0.59 g, the amount of Fat is 0.14 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 5.36 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 162 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 18 kcal for Calories, 35 mg for Sodium, 0.34 g for Protein, 0.1 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 Carrots, raw contains 320 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 Carrots, frozen, unprepared which contains 667.4 mg in 1 package (10 oz) (or 284 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 14 %. For this serving the Calories content is 102.24 kcal, the Sodium content is 193.12 mg, the Protein content is 2.22 g, the Fat content is 1.31 g and the Carbohydrate content is 22.44 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 potassium rich foods.


Carrots List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Carrots, raw - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 32 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Sodium
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  320 mg (7%)41 kcal (2%)69 mg (4%)9.58 g (7%)0.24 g (0%)0.93 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup chopped (or 128g):
   409.6 mg (9%) 52.48 kcal (3%) 88.32 mg (6%) 12.26 g (9%) 0.31 g (0%) 1.19 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup grated (or 110g):
  352 mg (7%) 45.1 kcal (2%) 75.9 mg (5%) 10.54 g (8%) 0.26 g (0%) 1.02 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup strips or slices (or 122g):
  390.4 mg (8%) 50.02 kcal (3%) 84.18 mg (5%) 11.69 g (9%) 0.29 g (0%) 1.13 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (7-1/4" to 8-/1/2" long) (or 72g):
  230.4 mg (5%) 29.52 kcal (1%) 49.68 mg (3%) 6.9 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.67 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 61g):
  195.2 mg (4%) 25.01 kcal (1%) 42.09 mg (3%) 5.84 g (4%) 0.15 g (0%) 0.57 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (5-1/2" long) (or 50g):
  160 mg (3%) 20.5 kcal (1%) 34.5 mg (2%) 4.79 g (4%) 0.12 g (0%) 0.47 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 3g):
  9.6 mg (0%) 1.23 kcal (0%) 2.07 mg (0%) 0.29 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 strip large (3" long) (or 7g):
  22.4 mg (0%) 2.87 kcal (0%) 4.83 mg (0%) 0.67 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 strip medium (or 4g):
  12.8 mg (0%) 1.64 kcal (0%) 2.76 mg (0%) 0.38 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%)
2. Carrots, baby, raw - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 30 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  237 mg (5%)35 kcal (2%)78 mg (5%)8.24 g (6%)0.13 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 large (or 15g):
   35.55 mg (1%) 5.25 kcal (0%) 11.7 mg (1%) 1.24 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.1 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 10g):
  23.7 mg (1%) 3.5 kcal (0%) 7.8 mg (0%) 0.82 g (1%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA serving (or 85g):
  201.45 mg (4%) 29.75 kcal (1%) 66.3 mg (4%) 7 g (5%) 0.11 g (0%) 0.54 g (1%)
3. Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 35 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  235 mg (5%)35 kcal (2%)58 mg (4%)8.22 g (6%)0.18 g (0%)0.76 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 9.7g):
   22.8 mg (0%) 3.4 kcal (0%) 5.63 mg (0%) 0.8 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 78g):
  183.3 mg (4%) 27.3 kcal (1%) 45.24 mg (3%) 6.41 g (5%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.59 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 carrot (or 46g):
  108.1 mg (2%) 16.1 kcal (1%) 26.68 mg (2%) 3.78 g (3%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%)
4. Carrots, frozen, unprepared - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 34 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  235 mg (5%)36 kcal (2%)68 mg (4%)7.9 g (6%)0.46 g (1%)0.78 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g):
   667.4 mg (14%) 102.24 kcal (5%) 193.12 mg (12%) 22.44 g (17%) 1.31 g (2%) 2.22 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 64g):
  150.4 mg (3%) 23.04 kcal (1%) 43.52 mg (3%) 5.06 g (4%) 0.29 g (0%) 0.5 g (1%)
5. Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 34 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  235 mg (5%)35 kcal (2%)302 mg (19%)8.22 g (6%)0.18 g (0%)0.76 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 9.7g):
   22.8 mg (0%) 3.4 kcal (0%) 29.29 mg (2%) 0.8 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 78g):
  183.3 mg (4%) 27.3 kcal (1%) 235.56 mg (15%) 6.41 g (5%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.59 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 carrot (or 46g):
  108.1 mg (2%) 16.1 kcal (1%) 138.92 mg (9%) 3.78 g (3%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%)
6. Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 33 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  192 mg (4%)37 kcal (2%)59 mg (4%)7.73 g (6%)0.68 g (1%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
   280.32 mg (6%) 54.02 kcal (3%) 86.14 mg (5%) 11.29 g (9%) 0.99 g (2%) 0.85 g (2%)
7. Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 33 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  192 mg (4%)37 kcal (2%)295 mg (18%)7.73 g (6%)0.68 g (1%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup slices (or 146g):
   280.32 mg (6%) 54.02 kcal (3%) 430.7 mg (27%) 11.29 g (9%) 0.99 g (2%) 0.85 g (2%)
8. Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 40 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  179 mg (4%)25 kcal (1%)242 mg (15%)5.54 g (4%)0.19 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 228g):
   408.12 mg (9%) 57 kcal (3%) 551.76 mg (34%) 12.63 g (10%) 0.43 g (1%) 1.46 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
  261.34 mg (6%) 36.5 kcal (2%) 353.32 mg (22%) 8.09 g (6%) 0.28 g (0%) 0.93 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 2.8g):
  5.01 mg (0%) 0.7 kcal (0%) 6.78 mg (0%) 0.16 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 284g):
  508.36 mg (11%) 71 kcal (4%) 687.28 mg (43%) 15.73 g (12%) 0.54 g (1%) 1.82 g (3%)
9. Carrots, canned, no salt added, drained solids - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 41 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  179 mg (4%)25 kcal (1%)42 mg (3%)5.54 g (4%)0.19 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 228g):
   408.12 mg (9%) 57 kcal (3%) 95.76 mg (6%) 12.63 g (10%) 0.43 g (1%) 1.46 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
  261.34 mg (6%) 36.5 kcal (2%) 61.32 mg (4%) 8.09 g (6%) 0.28 g (0%) 0.93 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 2.8g):
  5.01 mg (0%) 0.7 kcal (0%) 1.18 mg (0%) 0.16 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 284g):
  508.36 mg (11%) 71 kcal (4%) 119.28 mg (7%) 15.73 g (12%) 0.54 g (1%) 1.82 g (3%)
10. Carrots, canned, regular pack, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 42 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  173 mg (4%)23 kcal (1%)240 mg (15%)5.37 g (4%)0.14 g (0%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup slices (or 123g):
   212.79 mg (5%) 28.29 kcal (1%) 295.2 mg (18%) 6.61 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.71 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 454g):
  785.42 mg (17%) 104.42 kcal (5%) 1089.6 mg (68%) 24.38 g (19%) 0.64 g (1%) 2.63 g (5%)
11. Carrots, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 43 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  158 mg (3%)23 kcal (1%)34 mg (2%)5.36 g (4%)0.14 g (0%)0.59 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup slices (or 123g):
   194.34 mg (4%) 28.29 kcal (1%) 41.82 mg (3%) 6.59 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.73 g (1%)






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