Welcome to the nutritional potassium content in 11 different types of pasta, ranging from 294 to 19 mg per 100g. The basic amount from the general description of pasta is Pasta, corn, dry which in 100g contains 294 mg of potassium.
As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 6 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 3 mg, the amount of Calories is 357 kcal (18% RDA), 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 potassium amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.
For the food Pasta, corn, dry the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 105 g) which contains 308.7 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 7 %. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Sodium content is 3.15 mg, the Calories content is 374.85 kcal, the Protein content is 7.83 g, the Fat content is 2.18 g and the Carbohydrate content is 83.22 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 21.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 18.2 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 335.4 (kcal).
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 Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 11 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 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 pastaThe 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 Sodium is 97.73 mg, the average amount of Calories is 167.45 kcal, 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 32.21 g.
Median AmountThe 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 Sodium is 291 mg, the amount of Calories is 107 kcal, 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 Sodium content is 3 mg, the Calories content is 357 kcal, the Protein content is 7.46 g, the Fat content is 2.08 g, the Carbohydrate content is 79.26 g.
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 Sodium is 74 mg, the amount of Calories is 124 kcal, 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; 71 mg for Sodium, 233 kcal for Calories, 3.09 g for Protein, 1.1 g for Fat, 54.14 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 precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 10 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 685.44 mg, the Calories content is 176.4 kcal, the Protein content is 5.59 g, the Fat content is 1.11 g and the Carbohydrate content is 35.83 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 high potassium foods.