potassium in pasta information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 11 different types of pasta, ranging from 294 mg to 19 mg per 100g. The basic type of pasta is Pasta, corn, dry, where the amount of potassium in 100g is 294 mg. For the 100g serving of Pasta, corn, dry, the RDA potassium percentage is 6 %. This is based on the levels for the recommended daily allowance or RDA for a mature adult for potassium which is 4700 mg.

Top five pasta products high in potassium

Below is a summary list for the top five pasta items ranked by the amount or level of potassium in 100g. At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 11 different types of pasta based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes).

1. Pasta, corn, dry : 294mg (6%RDA)
2. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, as purchased : 272mg (6%RDA)
3. Pasta with tomato sauce, no meat, canned : 192mg (4%RDA)
4. Pasta with Sliced Franks in Tomato Sauce, canned entree : 191mg (4%RDA)
5. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, as purchased : 179mg (4%RDA)

Following on from the five top pasta items or products containing potassium we have a more comprehensive break down of Pasta, corn, dry, and the highest item containing potassium which is Pasta, corn, dry. Furthermore we provide a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on pasta. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the potassium content in pasta.

Pasta, corn, dry - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Pasta, corn, dry should be considered along with the potassium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Cereal Grains and Pasta.Other important and potassium related nutrients are Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 357 kcal (18% RDA), the amount of Sodium is 3 mg, the amount of Protein is 7.46 g (13% RDA), the amount of Fat is 2.08 g (3% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 79.26 g (61% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the potassium levels in pasta.

potassium and nutrition facts in pasta per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Pasta, corn, dry has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Comparing the potassium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Pasta, corn, dry; 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.

Comparing potassium in pasta vs a banana

The amount of potassium in a banana is 358 mg per 100g.As potassium percentage of the RDA this is 8 %. Comparing with Pasta, corn, dry, in 100g contains 294 mg of potassium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 6 %. Therefore, a banana has 64 mg more potassium than Pasta, corn, dry. In terms of potassium percentage this is 22 % more potassium. A banana has an overall nutritional value score of 16 out of 100, whereas Pasta, corn, dry has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Pasta, corn, dry also has the highest amount of potassium for the 11 different pasta items.

Amount of potassium per 100 Calories

100 calories of pasta, corn, dry is a serving size of 0.28 g, and the amount of Potassium is 82.35 mg (1.68% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Protein, in 100 Calories are as follows; Sodium 0.84 mg (0% RDA), Protein 2.09 g (3.64% RDA), Fat 0.58 g (0.84% RDA), Carbohydrate 22.2 g (17.09% RDA). This is shown in the potassium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. potassium and nutrition facts in pasta per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup (or 105 g)

For the food Pasta, corn, dry the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 105 g) which contains 308.7 mg of Potassium. The potassium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 7 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 14.3 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup (or 105 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 374.85 kcal, the Sodium content is 3.15 mg, the Protein content is 7.83 g, the Fat content is 2.18 g and the Carbohydrate content is 83.22 g. The percentages are shown below in the potassium chart, for the typical serving of potassium and the related and important nutritional values.potassium and nutritional content in pasta

Macronutrients in Pasta, corn, dry


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 or 105 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 21.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 18.2 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 335.4 (kcal).potassium, calories and nutritional content in pasta

Milligrams of potassium in pasta (per 100g)

This list of 11 types of pasta, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Pasta, corn, dry through to Pasta, homemade, made without egg, 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 pasta.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 11 items from the general description 'pasta' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Calories, Sodium, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 11 food items shown in the potassium chart. This gives 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.

pasta potassium per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for pasta based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of potassium per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. pasta potassium per 100g

The corresponding Calories for pasta ranked by the amount of potassium per 100g is shown below in the pasta calories chart. pasta potassium per 100g

RDA for potassium

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.

Effect of Preparation and Storage on potassium

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 Pasta with tomato sauce, no meat, canned where the level is 192 mg per 100g.The number of food items which are cooked are 5 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 5 cooked items is in Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, cooked where the amount is 37 mg per 100g.

Average Content for pasta

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of pasta, based on the list below of 11 different items under the general description of pasta, is 127.36 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 2.71 % 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 167.45 kcal, the average amount of Sodium is 97.73 mg, the average amount of Protein is 5.75 g, the average amount of Fat is 1.80 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Pasta with meatballs in tomato sauce, canned entree which in 100g contains 141 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 3 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 107 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 291 mg, the amount of Protein is 4.17 g, the amount of Fat is 5.1 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.11 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 11 different pasta nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Pasta, corn, dry which contains 294 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 6 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 357 kcal, the Sodium content is 3 mg, the Protein content is 7.46 g, the Fat content is 2.08 g, the Carbohydrate content is 79.26 g. chart to show highest potassium in pasta per 100g

The lowest amount of potassium is in Pasta, homemade, made without egg, cooked which in 100g contains 19 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 124 kcal, the amount of Sodium is 74 mg, the amount of Protein is 4.37 g, the amount of Fat is 0.98 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 25.12 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 275 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 233 kcal for Calories, 71 mg for Sodium, 3.09 g for Protein, 1.1 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 Pasta, corn, dry contains 294 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 Pasta with tomato sauce, no meat, canned which contains 483.84 mg in 1 serving (1 NLEA serving) (or 252 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 10 %. For this serving the Calories content is 176.4 kcal, the Sodium content is 685.44 mg, the Protein content is 5.59 g, the Fat content is 1.11 g and the Carbohydrate content is 35.83 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 foods with a high amount of potassium.


Pasta List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Pasta, corn, dry - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Potassium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Sodium
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  294 mg (6%)357 kcal (18%)3 mg (0%)79.26 g (61%)2.08 g (3%)7.46 g (13%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 105g):
   308.7 mg (7%) 374.85 kcal (19%) 3.15 mg (0%) 83.22 g (64%) 2.18 g (3%) 7.83 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 2 oz (or 57g):
  167.58 mg (4%) 203.49 kcal (10%) 1.71 mg (0%) 45.18 g (35%) 1.19 g (2%) 4.25 g (8%)
2. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, as purchased - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  272 mg (6%)289 kcal (14%)27 mg (2%)55.72 g (43%)2.1 g (3%)11.26 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of 4.5 oz (or 128g):
   348.16 mg (7%) 369.92 kcal (18%) 34.56 mg (2%) 71.32 g (55%) 2.69 g (4%) 14.41 g (26%)
3. Pasta with tomato sauce, no meat, canned - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  192 mg (4%)70 kcal (4%)272 mg (17%)14.22 g (11%)0.44 g (1%)2.22 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (1 NLEA serving) (or 252g):
   483.84 mg (10%) 176.4 kcal (9%) 685.44 mg (43%) 35.83 g (28%) 1.11 g (2%) 5.59 g (10%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 238g):
  456.96 mg (10%) 166.6 kcal (8%) 647.36 mg (40%) 33.84 g (26%) 1.05 g (2%) 5.28 g (9%)
4. Pasta with Sliced Franks in Tomato Sauce, canned entree - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  191 mg (4%)90 kcal (5%)287 mg (18%)12.7 g (10%)2.38 g (4%)4.37 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (1 cup) (or 252g):
   481.32 mg (10%) 226.8 kcal (11%) 723.24 mg (45%) 32 g (25%) 6 g (9%) 11.01 g (20%)
5. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, as purchased - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  179 mg (4%)288 kcal (14%)26 mg (2%)54.73 g (42%)2.3 g (4%)11.31 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of 4.5 oz (or 128g):
   229.12 mg (5%) 368.64 kcal (18%) 33.28 mg (2%) 70.05 g (54%) 2.94 g (5%) 14.48 g (26%)
6. Pasta with meatballs in tomato sauce, canned entree - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  141 mg (3%)107 kcal (5%)291 mg (18%)11.11 g (9%)5.1 g (8%)4.17 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 255g):
   359.55 mg (8%) 272.85 kcal (14%) 742.05 mg (46%) 28.33 g (22%) 13.01 g (20%) 10.63 g (19%)
7. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, cooked - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  37 mg (1%)130 kcal (7%)6 mg (0%)25.04 g (19%)0.94 g (1%)5.06 g (9%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz (or 57g):
   21.09 mg (0%) 74.1 kcal (4%) 3.42 mg (0%) 14.27 g (11%) 0.54 g (1%) 2.88 g (5%)
8. Pasta, corn, cooked - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  31 mg (1%)126 kcal (6%)0 mg (0%)27.91 g (21%)0.73 g (1%)2.63 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 140g):
   43.4 mg (1%) 176.4 kcal (9%) 0 mg (0%) 39.07 g (30%) 1.02 g (2%) 3.68 g (7%)
9. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  24 mg (1%)131 kcal (7%)6 mg (0%)24.93 g (19%)1.05 g (2%)5.15 g (9%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz (or 57g):
   13.68 mg (0%) 74.67 kcal (4%) 3.42 mg (0%) 14.21 g (11%) 0.6 g (1%) 2.94 g (5%)
10. Pasta, homemade, made with egg, cooked - Potassium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Potassium Calories Sodium Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  21 mg (0%)130 kcal (7%)83 mg (5%)23.54 g (18%)1.74 g (3%)5.28 g (9%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz (or 57g):
   11.97 mg (0%) 74.1 kcal (4%) 47.31 mg (3%) 13.42 g (10%) 0.99 g (2%) 3.01 g (5%)






potassium and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

Vegetables

leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus, pumpkin, radishes, taro, turnips, okra, rhubarb, sweet corn, cowpeas, seaweed, broadbeans

Fruits

a banana, an apple, an orange, a peach, apricots, butternut squash, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, green grapes, kiwi, blueberries, zucchini, figs, honeydew, eggplant, dates, olives, a pear, coconut, cranberries, pomegranate, a mango, pineapple, cherries, cantaloupe, grapefruit, tangerine, nectarines, raisins, plums, tomatoes, chili peppers, chilis, peppers, avocado, cucumber, summer squash, winter squash, papaya, prunes, fruit salad, persimmons

Seafood

salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops, crab, lobster, oysters, herring, haddock, halibut, mackerel, pike, pollock, trout

Drinks

coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice, energy drinks, soft drinks, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, lemonade

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts, chestnuts, coconut meat, ginkgo nuts, mixed nuts, macadamia nuts

Beans and Lentils

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans, baked beans

Meat

beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages, chicken light meat, chicken dark meat, chicken leg, fried chicken, roasted chicken, chicken thigh, chicken wings, duck, goose, pheasant, quail, pigeon, turkey light meat, turkey dark meat, turkey breast, turkey leg, turkey wing, emu, ostrich, frankfurter, pate, pork sausage, salami, bratwurst, pork loin, ground pork, lamb shank, veal, bison, beef liver, beef ribs

Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

ricotta, yogurt, cottage cheese, an egg, egg whites, goats cheese, cheddar, cheddar cheese, cheese, hard boiled egg, feta cheese, mozzarella, low fat yogurt

Bread, Rice, Grains and Pasta

rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice, cooked egg, mexican cheese, fruit yogurt

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley, spices, chili sauce

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate, puddings, frozen yogurt, a snickers bar, croissants, danish pastry, english muffins, blueberry muffins, pie, pop tarts, coffeecake, crackers, potato chips, rice cakes, tortilla chips, fudge, puddings, syrups, dark chocolate, sundae, pretzels, pop tarts

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal, kelloggs cereals, general mills cereals

Miscellaneous

spirulina, honey, sugar, brown sugar, tofu, olive oil, garlic, tempeh, oats, salad dressing, tomato soup, mushroom soup, chicken soup, vegetable soup, infant formula, cooking oil, shortening, fish oil, soybean oil, soy protein, gravy, raisins, currants, balsam pear, succotash, macaroni, egg noodles, japanese noodles, macaroni and cheese, burrito