Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 7 different types of cheddar, ranging from 330 mg to 66 mg per 100g. The basic type of cheddar is Cheese, cheddar, where the amount of potassium in 100g is 98 mg. For the 100g serving of Cheese, cheddar, the RDA potassium percentage is 2 %. This is based on the levels for the recommended daily allowance or RDA for a mature adult for potassium which is 4700 mg.

Top five cheddar products high in potassium

Below is a summary list for the top five cheddar items ranked by the amount or level of potassium in 100g. At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 7 different types of cheddar based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes).

1. Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat : 330mg (7%RDA)
2. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free : 288mg (6%RDA)
3. Cheese, american cheddar, imitation : 242mg (5%RDA)
4. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, low sodium : 162mg (3%RDA)
5. Cheese, low-sodium, cheddar or colby : 112mg (2%RDA)

Following on from the five top cheddar items or products containing potassium we have a more comprehensive break down of Cheese, cheddar, and the highest item containing potassium which is Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat. Furthermore we provide a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on cheddar. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the potassium content in cheddar.

Cheese, cheddar - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Cheese, cheddar should be considered along with the potassium content. 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 100g 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 RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the potassium levels in cheddar.

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.

Comparing potassium in cheddar 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 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.

The highest content of potassium in the food items under the general description or type of cheddar, is Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat with 330 mg of potassium per 100g. Comparing a banana with Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat; a banana has 28 mg more potassium than Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat. In terms of potassium percentage this is 8 % more potassium.

Amount of potassium per 100 Calories

100 calories of cheese, cheddar is a serving size of 0.25 g, and the amount of Potassium is 24.32 mg (0.5% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Protein, in 100 Calories are as follows; Sodium 154.09 mg (9.68% RDA), Protein 6.18 g (10.92% RDA), Fat 8.22 g (12.66% RDA), Carbohydrate 0.32 g (0.25% RDA). This is shown in the potassium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients.

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. The percentages are shown below in the potassium chart, for the typical serving of potassium and the related and important nutritional values.potassium and nutritional content in cheddar

Macronutrients in Cheese, cheddar


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).potassium, calories and nutritional content in cheddar

Milligrams of potassium in cheddar (per 100g)

This list of 7 types of cheddar, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat 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.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 7 items from the general description 'cheddar' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 7 food items shown in the potassium chart. This gives 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 potassium per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for cheddar based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of potassium per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. cheddar potassium per 100g

The corresponding Calories for cheddar ranked by the amount of potassium per 100g is shown below in the cheddar calories chart. cheddar potassium per 100g

RDA for potassium

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.

Average Content for cheddar

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of cheddar, based on the list below of 7 different items under the general description of cheddar, is 185.43 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 3.95 % 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 282.43 kcal, the average amount of Sodium is 817.29 mg, the average amount of Protein is 21.80 g, the average amount of Fat is 18.98 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 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 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 7 different cheddar nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat which contains 330 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 7 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 240 kcal, the Sodium content is 1587 mg, the Protein content is 17.6 g, the Fat content is 14.1 g, the Carbohydrate content is 10.6 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 264 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 67 kcal for Calories, 975 mg for Sodium, 6.75 g for Protein, 7.1 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 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 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.


Cheddar List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Potassium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Sodium
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  330 mg (7%)240 kcal (12%)1587 mg (99%)10.6 g (8%)14.1 g (22%)17.6 g (31%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 slice 1 oz (or 28g):
   92.4 mg (2%) 67.2 kcal (3%) 444.36 mg (28%) 2.97 g (2%) 3.95 g (6%) 4.93 g (9%)
2. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  288 mg (6%)148 kcal (7%)1528 mg (96%)13.4 g (10%)0.8 g (1%)22.5 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cubic inch (or 16g):
   46.08 mg (1%) 23.68 kcal (1%) 244.48 mg (15%) 2.14 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 3.6 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (3/4 oz) (or 21g):
  60.48 mg (1%) 31.08 kcal (2%) 320.88 mg (20%) 2.81 g (2%) 0.17 g (0%) 4.73 g (8%)
3. Cheese, american cheddar, imitation - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  242 mg (5%)239 kcal (12%)1345 mg (84%)11.6 g (9%)14 g (22%)16.7 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 224g):
   542.08 mg (12%) 535.36 kcal (27%) 3012.8 mg (188%) 25.98 g (20%) 31.36 g (48%) 37.41 g (67%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  43.56 mg (1%) 43.02 kcal (2%) 242.1 mg (15%) 2.09 g (2%) 2.52 g (4%) 3.01 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 21g):
  50.82 mg (1%) 50.19 kcal (3%) 282.45 mg (18%) 2.44 g (2%) 2.94 g (5%) 3.51 g (6%)
4. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, low sodium - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  162 mg (3%)376 kcal (19%)7 mg (0%)1.6 g (1%)31.19 g (48%)22.2 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 140g):
   226.8 mg (5%) 526.4 kcal (26%) 9.8 mg (1%) 2.24 g (2%) 43.67 g (67%) 31.08 g (56%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  183.06 mg (4%) 424.88 kcal (21%) 7.91 mg (0%) 1.81 g (1%) 35.24 g (54%) 25.09 g (45%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  29.16 mg (1%) 67.68 kcal (3%) 1.26 mg (0%) 0.29 g (0%) 5.61 g (9%) 4 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 21g):
  34.02 mg (1%) 78.96 kcal (4%) 1.47 mg (0%) 0.34 g (0%) 6.55 g (10%) 4.66 g (8%)
5. Cheese, low-sodium, cheddar or colby - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  112 mg (2%)398 kcal (20%)21 mg (1%)1.91 g (1%)32.62 g (50%)24.35 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   147.84 mg (3%) 525.36 kcal (26%) 27.72 mg (2%) 2.52 g (2%) 43.06 g (66%) 32.14 g (57%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  126.56 mg (3%) 449.74 kcal (22%) 23.73 mg (1%) 2.16 g (2%) 36.86 g (57%) 27.52 g (49%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  31.75 mg (1%) 112.83 kcal (6%) 5.95 mg (0%) 0.54 g (0%) 9.25 g (14%) 6.9 g (12%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  19.04 mg (0%) 67.66 kcal (3%) 3.57 mg (0%) 0.32 g (0%) 5.55 g (9%) 4.14 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  31.36 mg (1%) 111.44 kcal (6%) 5.88 mg (0%) 0.53 g (0%) 9.13 g (14%) 6.82 g (12%)
6. Cheese, cheddar - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  98 mg (2%)403 kcal (20%)621 mg (39%)1.28 g (1%)33.14 g (51%)24.9 g (44%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   129.36 mg (3%) 531.96 kcal (27%) 819.72 mg (51%) 1.69 g (1%) 43.74 g (67%) 32.87 g (59%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and melted (or 244g):
  239.12 mg (5%) 983.32 kcal (49%) 1515.24 mg (95%) 3.12 g (2%) 80.86 g (124%) 60.76 g (109%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  110.74 mg (2%) 455.39 kcal (23%) 701.73 mg (44%) 1.45 g (1%) 37.45 g (58%) 28.14 g (50%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  27.78 mg (1%) 114.25 kcal (6%) 176.05 mg (11%) 0.36 g (0%) 9.4 g (14%) 7.06 g (13%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  16.66 mg (0%) 68.51 kcal (3%) 105.57 mg (7%) 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%) 112.84 kcal (6%) 173.88 mg (11%) 0.36 g (0%) 9.28 g (14%) 6.97 g (12%)
7. Cheese, low fat, cheddar or colby - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  66 mg (1%)173 kcal (9%)612 mg (38%)1.91 g (1%)7 g (11%)24.35 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   87.12 mg (2%) 228.36 kcal (11%) 807.84 mg (50%) 2.52 g (2%) 9.24 g (14%) 32.14 g (57%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  74.58 mg (2%) 195.49 kcal (10%) 691.56 mg (43%) 2.16 g (2%) 7.91 g (12%) 27.52 g (49%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  18.71 mg (0%) 49.05 kcal (2%) 173.5 mg (11%) 0.54 g (0%) 1.98 g (3%) 6.9 g (12%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  11.22 mg (0%) 29.41 kcal (1%) 104.04 mg (7%) 0.32 g (0%) 1.19 g (2%) 4.14 g (7%)






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