Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 6 different types of cheddar cheese, ranging from 288 mg to 66 mg per 100g. The basic type of cheddar cheese is Cheese, cheddar which in 100g contains 98 mg of potassium.
The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for potassium is 4700 mg. For the 100g serving of Cheese, cheddar, the RDA potassium percentage (based on the RDA amount of 4700 mg) is 2 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Cheese, cheddar has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Comparing the potassium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Cheese, cheddar; 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 medium nutritional density value.
This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Dairy and Egg 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 403 kcal (20% RDA), the amount of Sodium is 621 mg (39% RDA), the amount of Protein is 24.9 g (44% RDA), the amount of Fat is 33.14 g (51% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.28 g (1% 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 cheddar cheese.
Comparing potassium in cheddar cheese vs a bananaThe amount of potassium in a banana is 358 mg per 100g.As potassium percentage of the RDA this is 8 %. Comparing with Cheese, cheddar, in 100g contains 98 mg of potassium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 2 %. Therefore, a banana has 260 mg more potassium than Cheese, cheddar. In terms of potassium percentage this is 265 % more potassium. A banana has an overall nutritional value score of 16 out of 100, whereas Cheese, cheddar has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.
Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup, diced (or 132 g)For the food Cheese, cheddar the typical serving size is 1 cup, diced (or 132 g) which contains 129.36 mg of Potassium. The potassium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 3 %.
To give 100% of the RDA, 33.3 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup, diced (or 132 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 531.96 kcal, the Sodium content is 819.72 mg, the Protein content is 32.87 g, the Fat content is 43.74 g and the Carbohydrate content is 1.69 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of potassium and the related and important nutritional values.
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, diced or 132 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 140.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 384.5 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 6.5 (kcal).
This list of 6 types of cheddar cheese, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free through to Cheese, low fat, cheddar or colby 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 cheddar cheese.
Milligrams of potassium in cheddar cheese (per 100g)
The list below gives the total potassium content in the 6 items from the general description 'cheddar cheese' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 6 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.
Average Content for cheddar cheeseThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of cheddar cheese, based on the list below of 6 different items under the general description of cheddar cheese, is 161.33 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 3.43 % 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 289.50 kcal, the average amount of Sodium is 689.00 mg, the average amount of Protein is 22.50 g, the average amount of Fat is 19.79 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.
Median AmountThe median value of Potassium is found in Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, low sodium which in 100g contains 162 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 3 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 376 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 7 mg, the amount of Protein is 22.2 g, the amount of Fat is 31.19 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.6 g.
Highest potassium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 6 different cheddar cheese nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free which contains 288 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 6 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 148 kcal, the Sodium content is 1528 mg, the Protein content is 22.5 g, the Fat content is 0.8 g, the Carbohydrate content is 13.4 g.
The lowest amount of potassium is in Cheese, low fat, cheddar or colby which in 100g contains 66 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 1 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 173 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 612 mg, the amount of Protein is 24.35 g, the amount of Fat is 7 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.91 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 222 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 25 kcal for Calories, 916 mg for Sodium, 1.85 g for Protein, 6.2 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 Cheese, cheddar contains 98 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 Cheese, american cheddar, imitation which contains 542.08 mg in 1 cup (or 224 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 12 %. For this serving the Calories content is 535.36 kcal, the Sodium content is 3012.8 mg, the Protein content is 37.41 g, the Fat content is 31.36 g and the Carbohydrate content is 25.98 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 potassium rich foods.