For the food Cherries, sweet, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup, with pits, yields (or 138 g) which contains 306.36 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 7 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 0 mg, the Calories content is 86.94 kcal, the Protein content is 1.46 g, the Fat content is 0.28 g and the Carbohydrate content is 22.09 g.
This list of 14 types of cherries, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Cherries, sweet, raw through to Cherries, sour, red, canned, extra heavy syrup pack, 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 cherries.
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 2. The highest amount of potassium from the 2 frozen items is in Cherries, sweet, frozen, sweetened where the potassium content is 199 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 10 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 10 canned items is in Cherries, sweet, canned, light syrup pack, solids and liquids where the level is 148 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 Cherries, sweet, raw where the content is 222 mg per 100g.
The list below gives the total potassium content in the 14 items from the general description 'cherries' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 14 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 cherriesThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of cherries, based on the list below of 14 different items under the general description of cherries, is 138.57 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 2.95 % 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 3.50 mg, the average amount of Calories is 71.36 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.81 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.16 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 18.12 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Potassium is found in Cherries, sweet, canned, extra heavy syrup pack, solids and liquids which in 100g contains 142 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 3 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 3 mg, the amount of Calories is 102 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.59 g, the amount of Fat is 0.15 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 26.23 g.
Highest potassium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 14 different cherries nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Cherries, sweet, raw which contains 222 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 5 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 0 mg, the Calories content is 63 kcal, the Protein content is 1.06 g, the Fat content is 0.2 g, the Carbohydrate content is 16.01 g.
The lowest amount of potassium is in Cherries, sour, red, canned, extra heavy syrup pack, solids and liquids which in 100g contains 91 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 2 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 7 mg, the amount of Calories is 114 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.71 g, the amount of Fat is 0.09 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 29.23 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 131 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 7 mg for Sodium, 51 kcal for Calories, 0.35 g for Protein, 0.11 g for Fat, 13.22 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 Cherries, sweet, raw contains 222 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 Cherries, sweet, frozen, sweetened which contains 515.41 mg in 1 cup, thawed (or 259 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 11 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 2.59 mg, the Calories content is 230.51 kcal, the Protein content is 2.98 g, the Fat content is 0.34 g and the Carbohydrate content is 57.91 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.