For the food Plums, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup, sliced (or 165 g) which contains 259.05 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 0 mg, the Calories content is 75.9 kcal, the Protein content is 1.16 g, the Fat content is 0.46 g and the Carbohydrate content is 18.84 g.
The recommended daily allowance for potassium is actually an adequate intake and is show for the different ages below. 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+.
children 1-3 yrs 3.0 g
children 4-8 yrs 3.8 g
children 9-13 yrs 4.5 g
Males 14-70+ yrs 4.7 g
Females 14-70+ yrs 4.7 g
Pregnancy 19-50 yrs 4.7 g
Lactation 19-50 yrs 5.1 g
This list of 18 types of plums, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked through to Java-plum, (jambolan), raw 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 plums.
Potassium LevelsThe 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 6 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 6 canned items is in Plums, canned, purple, juice pack, solids and liquids where the level is 154 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 3 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 3 raw items is in Carissa, (natal-plum), raw where the content is 260 mg per 100g.
The list below gives the total potassium content in the 18 items from the general description 'plums' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 18 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.
Average Content for plumsThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of plums, based on the list below of 18 different items under the general description of plums, is 203.56 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 4.33 % 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 35.72 mg, the average amount of Calories is 89.22 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.63 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.25 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 22.81 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Potassium is found in Plums, canned, purple, juice pack, solids and liquids which in 100g contains 154 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 3 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 1 mg, the amount of Calories is 58 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.51 g, the amount of Fat is 0.02 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 15.15 g.
Highest potassium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 18 different plums nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked which contains 732 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 16 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 2 mg, the Calories content is 240 kcal, the Protein content is 2.18 g, the Fat content is 0.38 g, the Carbohydrate content is 63.88 g.
The lowest amount of potassium is in Java-plum, (jambolan), raw which in 100g contains 79 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 2 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 14 mg, the amount of Calories is 60 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.72 g, the amount of Fat is 0.23 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 15.56 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 653 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 12 mg for Sodium, 180 kcal for Calories, 1.46 g for Protein, 0.15 g for Fat, 48.32 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 Plums, raw contains 157 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 Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked which contains 1273.68 mg in 1 cup, pitted (or 174 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 27 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 3.48 mg, the Calories content is 417.6 kcal, the Protein content is 3.79 g, the Fat content is 0.66 g and the Carbohydrate content is 111.15 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 foods high in potassium.