The list below, brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com, gives the total Potassium content in the 20 items from the general description 'oats' each of which show the Potassium amount as well as calories and common serving sizes. These 20 types of oats range from Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER 100% Natural Granola with Oats, Wheat, Honey, and Raisins through to Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved) and are ranked by the content or amount per 100g.
An example from the list below under the general description of oats is Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, 100% Natural Granola, Oats, Wheat and Honey and in this food example the amount of Potassium per 100g is 483 mg. This corresponds to 10.28 % of the RDA for Potassium. The associated calorie content for this food item is 421 kcal per 100g, which is 21 % of the recommended daily calorie allowance.The top 20 food items are shown in the graph below, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page.
Average Value for oatsThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Potassium contained in 100g of oats, based on the list below of 20 different items under the general description of oats, is 244.00 mg of Potassium. This averge value corresponds to 5.19 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA). The average calories for the foods listed is 278.10 kcal which is 14 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.
Median Value for oatsThe median value of Potassium is found in Cereals, ROMAN MEAL WITH OATS, cooked with water, with salt which in 100g contains 107 mg of Potassium. The calories for the median food listed is 71 kcal which is 3.55 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.
Highest Potassium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 20 different oats nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Potassium is found in Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER 100% Natural Granola with Oats, Wheat, Honey, and Raisins which contains 501 mg of Potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 10.66 % and provides a calorie content of 412 kcal in 100g. The lowest amount of Potassium is in Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved) which in 100g contains 61 mg of Potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 1.3 % of the RDA. The corresponding calories in 100g for Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved) is 68 kcal.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 440 mg of Potassium per 100g. The range of calories for these foods is from 412 kcal through to 68 kcal. The equivalent percentage of the daily recommended calories is 21 % through to 3.4 % for a 2000 Calorie per day diet.
This gives a range for the recommended nutrition value for the foods listed below from 10.66 % of the daily recommended value through to the lowest nutritional percentage of 1.3 % of the Potassium daily value. The recommended daily allowance (also referred to as recommended dietary allowance) is 4700 mg of Potassium.
From this list of foods there are zero foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Potassium.
Highest Amount of Potassium per Serving
Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Potassium foods. For example 100g of Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, 100% Natural Granola, Oats, Wheat and Honey contains 483 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.
For Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER 100% Natural Granola with Oats, Wheat, Honey, and Raisins, which contains the highest amount of Potassium in 100 g, the amount of Potassium in a typical serving of .5 cup (1 NLEA serving) (or 51 g) is 255.51 mg.This is 5.44 % of the recommended daily value.
The food with the highest Potassium content per typical serving is Cereals, oats, regular and quick, not fortified, dry which contains 293.22 mg in 1 cup (or 81 g).The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6.24 %.
For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Potassium content.
SummaryFrom the list below you can find a full nutrition breakdown for all foods containing Potassium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutrition and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods high in Potassium