Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 7 different types of coconut, ranging from 554 mg to 324 mg per 100g. The basic type of coconut is Nuts, coconut meat, raw which in 100g contains 356 mg of potassium.
The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for potassium is 4700 mg. For the 100g serving of Nuts, coconut meat, raw, the RDA potassium percentage is 8 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Nuts, coconut meat, raw has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Comparing the potassium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Nuts, coconut meat, raw; 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.
This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Nut and Seed Products.Other important and potassium related nutrients are Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 354 kcal (18% RDA), the amount of Sodium is 20 mg (1% RDA), the amount of Protein is 3.33 g (6% RDA), the amount of Fat is 33.49 g (52% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 15.23 g (12% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the potassium content in coconut.
Comparing potassium in coconut vs a bananaThe amount of potassium in a banana is 358 mg per 100g.As potassium percentage of the RDA this is 8 %. Comparing with Nuts, coconut meat, raw, in 100g contains 356 mg of potassium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 8 %. Therefore, a banana has 2 mg more potassium than Nuts, coconut meat, raw. In terms of potassium percentage this is 1 % more potassium. A banana has an overall nutritional value score of 16 out of 100, whereas Nuts, coconut meat, raw has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.
Amount of potassium per 100 Calories100 calories of nuts, coconut meat, raw is a serving size of 0.28 g, and the amount of Potassium is 100.56 mg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Protein, in 100 Calories are as follows; Sodium 5.65 mg , Protein 0.94 g , Fat 9.46 g , Carbohydrate 4.3 g .
Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup, shredded (or 80 g)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 potassium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %.
To give 100% of the RDA, 16.7 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup, shredded (or 80 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 283.2 kcal, the Sodium content is 16 mg, the Protein content is 2.66 g, the Fat content is 26.79 g and the Carbohydrate content is 12.18 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of potassium and the related and important nutritional values.
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, shredded or 80 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 9.2 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 224.2 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 49.6 (kcal).
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.
Milligrams of potassium in coconut (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 Calories, Sodium, 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.
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.
Average Content for coconutThe 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 Calories is 527.14 kcal, the average amount of Sodium is 99.71 mg, 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 g.
Median AmountThe 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 Calories is 456 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 285 mg, 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 Calories content is 592 kcal, the Sodium content is 37 mg, 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 Calories is 443 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 20 mg, 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; 149 kcal for Calories, 17 mg for Sodium, 1.95 g for Protein, 15.31 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 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 percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 7 %. For this serving the Calories content is 465.93 kcal, the Sodium content is 243.66 mg, the Protein content is 2.68 g, the Fat content is 33.01 g and the Carbohydrate content is 44.33 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 high potassium foods.