Welcome to the potassium content in 6 different types of cheddar cheese, ranging from 288 to 66 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of cheddar cheese is Cheese, cheddar which in 100g contains 98 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 2 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 621 mg (39% RDA), the amount of Calories is 403 kcal (20% RDA), the amount of Protein is 24.9 g (50% RDA), the amount of Fat is 33.14 g (51% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.28 g (1% RDA).

For the food Cheese, cheddar the typical serving size is 1 cup, diced (or 132 g) which contains 129.36 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 3 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 819.72 mg, the Calories content is 531.96 kcal, the Protein content is 32.87 g, the Fat content is 43.74 g and the Carbohydrate content is 1.69 g.

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.

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 Sodium, Calories, 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.

cheddar cheese potassium per 100g

Average Content for cheddar cheese

The 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 Sodium is 689.00 mg, the average amount of Calories is 289.50 kcal, 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 5.28 g.

Median Amount

The 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 Sodium is 7 mg, the amount of Calories is 376 kcal, 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 Sodium content is 1528 mg, the Calories content is 148 kcal, 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 Sodium is 612 mg, the amount of Calories is 173 kcal, 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; 916 mg for Sodium, 25 kcal for Calories, 1.85 g for Protein, 6.2 g for Fat, 11.49 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 precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 12 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 3012.8 mg, the Calories content is 535.36 kcal, the Protein content is 37.41 g, the Fat content is 31.36 g and the Carbohydrate content is 25.98 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 with a high amount of potassium.


Cheddar cheese List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  288 mg (6%)1528 mg (96%)148 kcal (7%)13.4 g (10%)0.8 g (1%)22.5 g (45%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cubic inch (or 16g):
   46.08 mg (1%) 244.48 mg (15%) 23.68 kcal (1%) 2.14 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 3.6 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (3/4 oz) (or 21g):
  60.48 mg (1%) 320.88 mg (20%) 31.08 kcal (2%) 2.81 g (2%) 0.17 g (0%) 4.73 g (9%)
2. Cheese, american cheddar, imitation - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  242 mg (5%)1345 mg (84%)239 kcal (12%)11.6 g (9%)14 g (22%)16.7 g (33%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 224g):
   542.08 mg (12%) 3012.8 mg (188%) 535.36 kcal (27%) 25.98 g (20%) 31.36 g (48%) 37.41 g (75%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  43.56 mg (1%) 242.1 mg (15%) 43.02 kcal (2%) 2.09 g (2%) 2.52 g (4%) 3.01 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 21g):
  50.82 mg (1%) 282.45 mg (18%) 50.19 kcal (3%) 2.44 g (2%) 2.94 g (5%) 3.51 g (7%)
3. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, low sodium - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  162 mg (3%)7 mg (0%)376 kcal (19%)1.6 g (1%)31.19 g (48%)22.2 g (44%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 140g):
   226.8 mg (5%) 9.8 mg (1%) 526.4 kcal (26%) 2.24 g (2%) 43.67 g (67%) 31.08 g (62%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  183.06 mg (4%) 7.91 mg (0%) 424.88 kcal (21%) 1.81 g (1%) 35.24 g (54%) 25.09 g (50%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  29.16 mg (1%) 1.26 mg (0%) 67.68 kcal (3%) 0.29 g (0%) 5.61 g (9%) 4 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 21g):
  34.02 mg (1%) 1.47 mg (0%) 78.96 kcal (4%) 0.34 g (0%) 6.55 g (10%) 4.66 g (9%)
4. Cheese, low-sodium, cheddar or colby - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  112 mg (2%)21 mg (1%)398 kcal (20%)1.91 g (1%)32.62 g (50%)24.35 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   147.84 mg (3%) 27.72 mg (2%) 525.36 kcal (26%) 2.52 g (2%) 43.06 g (66%) 32.14 g (64%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  126.56 mg (3%) 23.73 mg (1%) 449.74 kcal (22%) 2.16 g (2%) 36.86 g (57%) 27.52 g (55%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  31.75 mg (1%) 5.95 mg (0%) 112.83 kcal (6%) 0.54 g (0%) 9.25 g (14%) 6.9 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  19.04 mg (0%) 3.57 mg (0%) 67.66 kcal (3%) 0.32 g (0%) 5.55 g (9%) 4.14 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  31.36 mg (1%) 5.88 mg (0%) 111.44 kcal (6%) 0.53 g (0%) 9.13 g (14%) 6.82 g (14%)
5. Cheese, cheddar - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  98 mg (2%)621 mg (39%)403 kcal (20%)1.28 g (1%)33.14 g (51%)24.9 g (50%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   129.36 mg (3%) 819.72 mg (51%) 531.96 kcal (27%) 1.69 g (1%) 43.74 g (67%) 32.87 g (66%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and melted (or 244g):
  239.12 mg (5%) 1515.24 mg (95%) 983.32 kcal (49%) 3.12 g (2%) 80.86 g (124%) 60.76 g (122%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  110.74 mg (2%) 701.73 mg (44%) 455.39 kcal (23%) 1.45 g (1%) 37.45 g (58%) 28.14 g (56%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  27.78 mg (1%) 176.05 mg (11%) 114.25 kcal (6%) 0.36 g (0%) 9.4 g (14%) 7.06 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  16.66 mg (0%) 105.57 mg (7%) 68.51 kcal (3%) 0.22 g (0%) 5.63 g (9%) 4.23 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  27.44 mg (1%) 173.88 mg (11%) 112.84 kcal (6%) 0.36 g (0%) 9.28 g (14%) 6.97 g (14%)
6. Cheese, low fat, cheddar or colby - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  66 mg (1%)612 mg (38%)173 kcal (9%)1.91 g (1%)7 g (11%)24.35 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   87.12 mg (2%) 807.84 mg (50%) 228.36 kcal (11%) 2.52 g (2%) 9.24 g (14%) 32.14 g (64%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  74.58 mg (2%) 691.56 mg (43%) 195.49 kcal (10%) 2.16 g (2%) 7.91 g (12%) 27.52 g (55%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  18.71 mg (0%) 173.5 mg (11%) 49.05 kcal (2%) 0.54 g (0%) 1.98 g (3%) 6.9 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  11.22 mg (0%) 104.04 mg (7%) 29.41 kcal (1%) 0.32 g (0%) 1.19 g (2%) 4.14 g (8%)