This list of 6 types of cheddar cheese, is brought to you by 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 is 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 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.
Average Value 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 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 ValuesThe 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 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 amount of Calories is 148 kcal, the amount of Protein is 22.5 g, the amount of Fat is 0.8 g, the amount of Carbohydrate 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 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, 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 amount of Calories is 239 kcal, the amount of Protein is 16.7 g, the amount of Fat is 14 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.6 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 foods with a high amount of Potassium.