Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 3 different types of olives, ranging from 42 to 8 mg per 100g. The basic amount from the general description of olives is Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) which in 100g contains 8 mg of potassium.
For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 735 mg (46% RDA), the amount of Calories is 115 kcal (6% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.84 g (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 10.68 g (16% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 6.26 g (5% RDA).
The potassium amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.
For the food Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) the typical serving size is 1 tbsp (or 8.4 g) which contains 0.67 mg of Potassium. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Sodium content is 61.74 mg, the Calories content is 9.66 kcal, the Protein content is 0.07 g, the Fat content is 0.9 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.53 g.
The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food is measured as a gram weight value although it is also useful to give the calories from these macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 0.2 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 7.5 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 1.9 (kcal).
This list of 3 types of olives, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Olives, pickled, canned or bottled, green through to Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) 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 olives.
The list below gives the total potassium content in the 3 items from the general description 'olives' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 3 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 3 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 3 canned items is in Olives, pickled, canned or bottled, green where the level is 42 mg per 100g.
Average Content for olivesThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of olives, based on the list below of 3 different items under the general description of olives, is 19.67 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 0.42 % 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 1008.67 mg, the average amount of Calories is 113.67 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.95 g, the average amount of Fat is 10.96 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 5.24 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Potassium is found in Olives, ripe, canned (jumbo-super colossal) which in 100g contains 9 mg of Potassium. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 735 mg, the amount of Calories is 81 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.97 g, the amount of Fat is 6.87 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 5.61 g.
Highest potassium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 3 different olives nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Olives, pickled, canned or bottled, green which contains 42 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 1 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 1556 mg, the Calories content is 145 kcal, the Protein content is 1.03 g, the Fat content is 15.32 g, the Carbohydrate content is 3.84 g.
The lowest amount of potassium is in Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) which in 100g contains 8 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 735 mg, the amount of Calories is 115 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.84 g, the amount of Fat is 10.68 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 6.26 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 34 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 821 mg for Sodium, 30 kcal for Calories, 0.19 g for Protein, 4.64 g for Fat, 2.42 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 Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) contains 8 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 Olives, pickled, canned or bottled, green which contains 1.13 mg in 1 olive (or 2.7 g). For this serving the Sodium content is 42.01 mg, the Calories content is 3.92 kcal, the Protein content is 0.03 g, the Fat content is 0.41 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.1 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.