Welcome to the potassium content in 2 different types of quinoa, ranging from 563 to 172 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of quinoa is Quinoa, cooked which in 100g contains 172 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 7 mg, the amount of Calories is 120 kcal (6% RDA), the amount of Protein is 4.4 g (9% RDA), the amount of Fat is 1.92 g (3% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 21.3 g (16% RDA).

For the food Quinoa, cooked the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 185 g) which contains 318.2 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 7 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 12.95 mg, the Calories content is 222 kcal, the Protein content is 8.14 g, the Fat content is 3.55 g and the Carbohydrate content is 39.41 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 2 types of quinoa, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Quinoa, uncooked through to Quinoa, 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 quinoa.

Potassium Levels

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 which are cooked is 1 item. The highest amount of potassium from the 1 cooked items is in Quinoa, cooked where the amount is 172 mg per 100g.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 2 items from the general description 'quinoa' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate.

Average Content for quinoa

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of quinoa, based on the list below of 2 different items under the general description of quinoa, is 367.50 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 7.82 % 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 6.00 mg, the average amount of Calories is 244.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 9.26 g, the average amount of Fat is 4.00 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 42.73 g. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 5 mg, the amount of Calories is 368 kcal, the amount of Protein is 14.12 g, the amount of Fat is 6.07 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 64.16 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 2 different quinoa nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Quinoa, uncooked which contains 563 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 12 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 5 mg, the Calories content is 368 kcal, the Protein content is 14.12 g, the Fat content is 6.07 g, the Carbohydrate content is 64.16 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Quinoa, cooked which in 100g contains 172 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 4 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 7 mg, the amount of Calories is 120 kcal, the amount of Protein is 4.4 g, the amount of Fat is 1.92 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 21.3 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 391 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 2 mg for Sodium, 248 kcal for Calories, 9.72 g for Protein, 4.15 g for Fat, 42.86 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 Quinoa, cooked contains 172 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 Quinoa, uncooked which contains 957.1 mg in 1 cup (or 170 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 20 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 8.5 mg, the Calories content is 625.6 kcal, the Protein content is 24 g, the Fat content is 10.32 g and the Carbohydrate content is 109.07 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 potassium content.

Quinoa List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Quinoa, uncooked - Potassium
  Potassium, mg (%RDA)Sodium, mg (%RDA)Calories, kcal (%RDA)Carbohydrate, g (%RDA)Fat, g (%RDA)Protein, g (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  563 mg (12%)5 mg (0%)368 kcal (18%)64.16 g (49%)6.07 g (9%)14.12 g (28%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 170g):
   957.1 mg (20%) 8.5 mg (1%) 625.6 kcal (31%) 109.07 g (84%) 10.32 g (16%) 24 g (48%)

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