For the food Ham, minced the typical serving size is 1 oz (or 28.35 g) which contains 88.17 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 2 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 352.96 mg, the Calories content is 74.56 kcal, the Protein content is 4.62 g, the Fat content is 5.86 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.52 g.
This list of 6 types of ham, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Ham, sliced, prepackaged (96% fat free, water added) through to Ham, honey, smoked, cooked 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 ham.
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 2 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 2 canned items is in Ham, chopped, not canned where the level is 319 mg per 100g.The number of food items which are cooked is 1 item. The highest amount of potassium from the 1 cooked items is in Ham, honey, smoked, cooked where the amount is 165 mg per 100g.
The list below gives the total potassium content in the 6 items from the general description 'ham' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, 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 Content for hamThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of ham, based on the list below of 6 different items under the general description of ham, is 331.50 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 7.05 % 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 1122.83 mg, the average amount of Calories is 179.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 16.66 g, the average amount of Fat is 10.76 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 2.98 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Potassium is found in Ham, minced which in 100g contains 311 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 7 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 1245 mg, the amount of Calories is 263 kcal, the amount of Protein is 16.28 g, the amount of Fat is 20.68 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.84 g.
Highest potassium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 6 different ham nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Ham, sliced, prepackaged (96% fat free, water added) which contains 623 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 13 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 1130 mg, the Calories content is 107 kcal, the Protein content is 16.59 g, the Fat content is 3.8 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0.5 g.
The lowest amount of potassium is in Ham, honey, smoked, cooked which in 100g contains 165 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 4 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 900 mg, the amount of Calories is 122 kcal, the amount of Protein is 17.93 g, the amount of Fat is 2.37 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 7.27 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 458 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 230 mg for Sodium, 15 kcal for Calories, 1.34 g for Protein, 1.43 g for Fat, 6.77 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 Ham, minced contains 311 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 Ham, sliced, regular (approximately 11% fat) which contains 160.72 mg in 56 grams 1 serving (or 56 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 3 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 640.08 mg, the Calories content is 91.28 kcal, the Protein content is 9.3 g, the Fat content is 4.82 g and the Carbohydrate content is 2.14 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 high in potassium.