Welcome to the potassium content in 7 different types of coconut, ranging from 554 to 324 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of coconut is Nuts, coconut meat, raw which in 100g contains 356 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 8 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 20 mg (1% RDA), the amount of Calories is 354 kcal (18% RDA), the amount of Protein is 3.33 g (7% RDA), the amount of Fat is 33.49 g (52% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 15.23 g (12% RDA).

For the food Nuts, coconut meat, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup, shredded (or 80 g) which contains 284.8 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 16 mg, the Calories content is 283.2 kcal, the Protein content is 2.66 g, the Fat content is 26.79 g and the Carbohydrate content is 12.18 g.

This list of 7 types of coconut, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), toasted through to Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, flaked, canned 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 coconut.

Potassium Levels

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 number of food items classified as canned is 1 item. The highest amount of potassium from the 1 canned items is in Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, flaked, canned where the level is 324 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of potassium from the 1 raw items is in Nuts, coconut meat, raw where the content is 356 mg per 100g.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 7 items from the general description 'coconut' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 7 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.

coconut potassium per 100g

Average Content for coconut

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of coconut, based on the list below of 7 different items under the general description of coconut, is 432.29 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 9.2 % 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 99.71 mg, the average amount of Calories is 527.14 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 4.31 g, the average amount of Fat is 44.18 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 35.03 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, flaked, packaged which in 100g contains 361 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 8 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 285 mg, the amount of Calories is 456 kcal, the amount of Protein is 3.13 g, the amount of Fat is 27.99 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 51.85 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 7 different coconut nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), toasted which contains 554 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 12 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 37 mg, the Calories content is 592 kcal, the Protein content is 5.3 g, the Fat content is 47 g, the Carbohydrate content is 44.4 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, flaked, canned which in 100g contains 324 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 7 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 20 mg, the amount of Calories is 443 kcal, the amount of Protein is 3.35 g, the amount of Fat is 31.69 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 40.91 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 230 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 17 mg for Sodium, 149 kcal for Calories, 1.95 g for Protein, 15.31 g for Fat, 3.49 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 Nuts, coconut meat, raw contains 356 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 Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, shredded which contains 313.41 mg in 1 cup, shredded (or 93 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 7 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 243.66 mg, the Calories content is 465.93 kcal, the Protein content is 2.68 g, the Fat content is 33.01 g and the Carbohydrate content is 44.33 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 high in potassium.


Coconut List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), toasted - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  554 mg (12%)37 mg (2%)592 kcal (30%)44.4 g (34%)47 g (72%)5.3 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   157.06 mg (3%) 10.49 mg (1%) 167.83 kcal (8%) 12.59 g (10%) 13.32 g (20%) 1.5 g (3%)
2. Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), creamed - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  551 mg (12%)37 mg (2%)684 kcal (34%)21.52 g (17%)69.08 g (106%)5.3 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   156.21 mg (3%) 10.49 mg (1%) 193.91 kcal (10%) 6.1 g (5%) 19.58 g (30%) 1.5 g (3%)
3. Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), not sweetened - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  543 mg (12%)37 mg (2%)660 kcal (33%)23.65 g (18%)64.53 g (99%)6.88 g (14%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   153.94 mg (3%) 10.49 mg (1%) 187.11 kcal (9%) 6.7 g (5%) 18.29 g (28%) 1.95 g (4%)
4. Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, flaked, packaged - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  361 mg (8%)285 mg (18%)456 kcal (23%)51.85 g (40%)27.99 g (43%)3.13 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 85g):
   306.85 mg (7%) 242.25 mg (15%) 387.6 kcal (19%) 44.07 g (34%) 23.79 g (37%) 2.66 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  102.34 mg (2%) 80.8 mg (5%) 129.28 kcal (6%) 14.7 g (11%) 7.94 g (12%) 0.89 g (2%)
5. Nuts, coconut meat, raw - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  356 mg (8%)20 mg (1%)354 kcal (18%)15.23 g (12%)33.49 g (52%)3.33 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and shredded (or 80g):
   284.8 mg (6%) 16 mg (1%) 283.2 kcal (14%) 12.18 g (9%) 26.79 g (41%) 2.66 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 397g):
  1413.32 mg (30%) 79.4 mg (5%) 1405.38 kcal (70%) 60.46 g (47%) 132.96 g (205%) 13.22 g (26%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece (2" x 2" x 1/2") (or 45g):
  160.2 mg (3%) 9 mg (1%) 159.3 kcal (8%) 6.85 g (5%) 15.07 g (23%) 1.5 g (3%)
6. Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, shredded - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  337 mg (7%)262 mg (16%)501 kcal (25%)47.67 g (37%)35.49 g (55%)2.88 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and shredded (or 93g):
   313.41 mg (7%) 243.66 mg (15%) 465.93 kcal (23%) 44.33 g (34%) 33.01 g (51%) 2.68 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (7 oz) (or 199g):
  670.63 mg (14%) 521.38 mg (33%) 996.99 kcal (50%) 94.86 g (73%) 70.63 g (109%) 5.73 g (11%)
7. Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, flaked, canned - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  324 mg (7%)20 mg (1%)443 kcal (22%)40.91 g (31%)31.69 g (49%)3.35 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 77g):
   249.48 mg (5%) 15.4 mg (1%) 341.11 kcal (17%) 31.5 g (24%) 24.4 g (38%) 2.58 g (5%)