Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 6 different types of papaya, ranging from 182 to 31 mg per 100g. The basic amount from the general description of papaya is Papayas, raw which in 100g contains 182 mg of potassium.

As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 4 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 8 mg (1% RDA), the amount of Calories is 43 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.47 g (1% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.26 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 10.82 g (8% RDA).

The potassium amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.

potassium and nutrition facts in papaya per 100g

For the food Papayas, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup 1" pieces (or 145 g) which contains 263.9 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Sodium content is 11.6 mg, the Calories content is 62.35 kcal, the Protein content is 0.68 g, the Fat content is 0.38 g and the Carbohydrate content is 15.69 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 2.3 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 3.2 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 56.5 (kcal).

This list of 6 types of papaya, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Papayas, raw through to Papaya nectar, 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 papaya.

Potassium Levels

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 6 items from the general description 'papaya' 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.

papaya potassium per 100g

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 Fruit salad, (pineapple and papaya and banana and guava), tropical, canned, heavy syrup, solids and liquids where the level is 131 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 Papayas, raw where the content is 182 mg per 100g.

Average Content for papaya

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of papaya, based on the list below of 6 different items under the general description of papaya, is 94.00 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 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 5.50 mg, the average amount of Calories is 87.50 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.27 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.21 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 23.24 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Babyfood, fruit, papaya and applesauce with tapioca, strained which in 100g contains 79 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 2 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 5 mg, the amount of Calories is 70 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.2 g, the amount of Fat is 0.1 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 18.9 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 6 different papaya nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Papayas, raw which contains 182 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 4 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 8 mg, the Calories content is 43 kcal, the Protein content is 0.47 g, the Fat content is 0.26 g, the Carbohydrate content is 10.82 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Papaya nectar, canned which in 100g contains 31 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 1 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 5 mg, the amount of Calories is 57 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.17 g, the amount of Fat is 0.15 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 14.51 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 151 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 3 mg for Sodium, 14 kcal for Calories, 0.3 g for Protein, 0.11 g for Fat, 3.69 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 Papayas, raw contains 182 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 Fruit salad, (pineapple and papaya and banana and guava), tropical, canned, heavy syrup, solids and liquids which contains 336.67 mg in 1 cup (or 257 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 7 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 5.14 mg, the Calories content is 221.02 kcal, the Protein content is 1.05 g, the Fat content is 0.26 g and the Carbohydrate content is 57.47 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 potassium rich foods.


Papaya List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Papayas, raw - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  182 mg (4%)8 mg (1%)43 kcal (2%)10.82 g (8%)0.26 g (0%)0.47 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup 1" pieces (or 145g):
   263.9 mg (6%) 11.6 mg (1%) 62.35 kcal (3%) 15.69 g (12%) 0.38 g (1%) 0.68 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and mashed (or 230g):
  418.6 mg (9%) 18.4 mg (1%) 98.9 kcal (5%) 24.89 g (19%) 0.6 g (1%) 1.08 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit and small (or 157g):
  285.74 mg (6%) 12.56 mg (1%) 67.51 kcal (3%) 16.99 g (13%) 0.41 g (1%) 0.74 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit and large (or 781g):
  1421.42 mg (30%) 62.48 mg (4%) 335.83 kcal (17%) 84.5 g (65%) 2.03 g (3%) 3.67 g (7%)
2. Fruit salad, (pineapple and papaya and banana and guava), tropical, canned, heavy syrup, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  131 mg (3%)2 mg (0%)86 kcal (4%)22.36 g (17%)0.1 g (0%)0.41 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 257g):
   336.67 mg (7%) 5.14 mg (0%) 221.02 kcal (11%) 57.47 g (44%) 0.26 g (0%) 1.05 g (2%)
3. Babyfood, fruit, papaya and applesauce with tapioca, strained - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  79 mg (2%)5 mg (0%)70 kcal (4%)18.9 g (15%)0.1 g (0%)0.2 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   22.4 mg (0%) 1.42 mg (0%) 19.85 kcal (1%) 5.36 g (4%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 jar (or 113g):
  89.27 mg (2%) 5.65 mg (0%) 79.1 kcal (4%) 21.36 g (16%) 0.11 g (0%) 0.23 g (0%)
4. Babyfood, fruit, guava and papaya with tapioca, strained - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  74 mg (2%)4 mg (0%)63 kcal (3%)17 g (13%)0.1 g (0%)0.2 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   20.98 mg (0%) 1.13 mg (0%) 17.86 kcal (1%) 4.82 g (4%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 jar (or 113g):
  83.62 mg (2%) 4.52 mg (0%) 71.19 kcal (4%) 19.21 g (15%) 0.11 g (0%) 0.23 g (0%)
5. Papaya, canned, heavy syrup, drained - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  67 mg (1%)9 mg (1%)206 kcal (10%)55.83 g (43%)0.55 g (1%)0.14 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 39g):
   26.13 mg (1%) 3.51 mg (0%) 80.34 kcal (4%) 21.77 g (17%) 0.21 g (0%) 0.05 g (0%)
6. Papaya nectar, canned - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  31 mg (1%)5 mg (0%)57 kcal (3%)14.51 g (11%)0.15 g (0%)0.17 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 250g):
   77.5 mg (2%) 12.5 mg (1%) 142.5 kcal (7%) 36.28 g (28%) 0.38 g (1%) 0.43 g (1%)






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