Welcome to the potassium content in 2 different types of sardines, ranging from 397 to 341 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of sardines is Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone which in 100g contains 397 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 8 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 505 mg (32% RDA), the amount of Calories is 208 kcal (10% RDA), the amount of Protein is 24.62 g (49% RDA), the amount of Fat is 11.45 g (18% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

For the food Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone the typical serving size is 1 cup, drained (or 149 g) which contains 591.53 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 13 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 752.45 mg, the Calories content is 309.92 kcal, the Protein content is 36.68 g, the Fat content is 17.06 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 g.

This list of 2 types of sardines, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone through to Fish, sardine, Pacific, canned in tomato sauce, drained solids with bone 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 sardines.

Potassium Levels

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 2 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 2 canned items is in Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone where the level is 397 mg per 100g.

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

Average Content for sardines

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of sardines, based on the list below of 2 different items under the general description of sardines, is 369.00 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 7.85 % 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 459.50 mg, the average amount of Calories is 196.50 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 22.74 g, the average amount of Fat is 10.95 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 0.27 g. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 505 mg, the amount of Calories is 208 kcal, the amount of Protein is 24.62 g, the amount of Fat is 11.45 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 2 different sardines nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone which contains 397 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 8 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 505 mg, the Calories content is 208 kcal, the Protein content is 24.62 g, the Fat content is 11.45 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Fish, sardine, Pacific, canned in tomato sauce, drained solids with bone which in 100g contains 341 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 7 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 414 mg, the amount of Calories is 185 kcal, the amount of Protein is 20.86 g, the amount of Fat is 10.45 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.54 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 56 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 91 mg for Sodium, 23 kcal for Calories, 3.76 g for Protein, 1 g for Fat, 0.54 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 Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone contains 397 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 Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone which contains 591.53 mg in 1 cup, drained (or 149 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 13 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 752.45 mg, the Calories content is 309.92 kcal, the Protein content is 36.68 g, the Fat content is 17.06 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 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 high potassium content in foods.


Sardines List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  397 mg (8%)505 mg (32%)208 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)11.45 g (18%)24.62 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and drained (or 149g):
   591.53 mg (13%) 752.45 mg (47%) 309.92 kcal (15%) 0 g (0%) 17.06 g (26%) 36.68 g (73%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  112.55 mg (2%) 143.17 mg (9%) 58.97 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 3.25 g (5%) 6.98 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 16g):
  63.52 mg (1%) 80.8 mg (5%) 33.28 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 1.83 g (3%) 3.94 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (3.75 oz) (or 92g):
  365.24 mg (8%) 464.6 mg (29%) 191.36 kcal (10%) 0 g (0%) 10.53 g (16%) 22.65 g (45%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (2-2/3" x 1/2" x 1/4") (or 12g):
  47.64 mg (1%) 60.6 mg (4%) 24.96 kcal (1%) 0 g (0%) 1.37 g (2%) 2.95 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 2 sardines (or 24g):
  95.28 mg (2%) 121.2 mg (8%) 49.92 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 2.75 g (4%) 5.91 g (12%)
2. Fish, sardine, Pacific, canned in tomato sauce, drained solids with bone - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  341 mg (7%)414 mg (26%)185 kcal (9%)0.54 g (0%)10.45 g (16%)20.86 g (42%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 89g):
   303.49 mg (6%) 368.46 mg (23%) 164.65 kcal (8%) 0.48 g (0%) 9.3 g (14%) 18.57 g (37%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (or 370g):
  1261.7 mg (27%) 1531.8 mg (96%) 684.5 kcal (34%) 2 g (2%) 38.67 g (59%) 77.18 g (154%)