Welcome to the potassium content in 13 different types of steak, ranging from 342 to 300 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of steak is Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, choice, raw which in 100g contains 308 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 7 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 53 mg (3% RDA), the amount of Calories is 232 kcal (12% RDA), the amount of Protein is 18.9 g (38% RDA), the amount of Fat is 16.81 g (26% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

For the food Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, choice, raw the typical serving size is 1 oz (or 28.35 g) which contains 87.32 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 2 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 15.03 mg, the Calories content is 65.77 kcal, the Protein content is 5.36 g, the Fat content is 4.77 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 g.

This list of 13 types of steak, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, broiled through to Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, USDA choice, cooked, broiled 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 steak.

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 total food items which are raw is 3 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 3 raw items is in Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, raw where the content is 319 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 10 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 10 cooked items is in Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, broiled where the amount is 342 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked steak shows that cooking can change the levels of potassium by 23 mg in a 100g serving.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 13 items from the general description 'steak' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 13 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.

steak potassium per 100g

Average Content for steak

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of steak, based on the list below of 13 different items under the general description of steak, is 320.38 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 6.82 % 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 65.38 mg, the average amount of Calories is 228.92 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 23.77 g, the average amount of Fat is 14.13 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 0.00 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/4" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled which in 100g contains 327 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 7 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 75 mg, the amount of Calories is 202 kcal, the amount of Protein is 27.01 g, the amount of Fat is 9.6 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 13 different steak nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, broiled which contains 342 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 7 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 66 mg, the Calories content is 265 kcal, the Protein content is 25.01 g, the Fat content is 17.54 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, USDA choice, cooked, broiled which in 100g contains 300 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 6 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 67 mg, the amount of Calories is 258 kcal, the amount of Protein is 24.05 g, the amount of Fat is 17.26 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 42 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 1 mg for Sodium, 7 kcal for Calories, 0.96 g for Protein, 0.28 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 Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, choice, raw contains 308 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 Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, broiled which contains 1244.88 mg in 1 piece, cooked, excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse) (or 364 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 26 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 240.24 mg, the Calories content is 964.6 kcal, the Protein content is 91.04 g, the Fat content is 63.85 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 content of potassium in foods.


Steak List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  342 mg (7%)66 mg (4%)265 kcal (13%)0 g (0%)17.54 g (27%)25.01 g (50%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece, cooked and excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse) (or 364g):
   1244.88 mg (26%) 240.24 mg (15%) 964.6 kcal (48%) 0 g (0%) 63.85 g (98%) 91.04 g (182%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  290.7 mg (6%) 56.1 mg (4%) 225.25 kcal (11%) 0 g (0%) 14.91 g (23%) 21.26 g (43%)
2. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  336 mg (7%)66 mg (4%)280 kcal (14%)0 g (0%)19.47 g (30%)24.33 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece, cooked and excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse) (or 287g):
   964.32 mg (21%) 189.42 mg (12%) 803.6 kcal (40%) 0 g (0%) 55.88 g (86%) 69.83 g (140%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  285.6 mg (6%) 56.1 mg (4%) 238 kcal (12%) 0 g (0%) 16.55 g (25%) 20.68 g (41%)
3. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, choice, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  334 mg (7%)66 mg (4%)286 kcal (14%)0 g (0%)20.3 g (31%)24.04 g (48%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece, cooked and excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse) (or 259g):
   865.06 mg (18%) 170.94 mg (11%) 740.74 kcal (37%) 0 g (0%) 52.58 g (81%) 62.26 g (125%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  283.9 mg (6%) 56.1 mg (4%) 243.1 kcal (12%) 0 g (0%) 17.26 g (27%) 20.43 g (41%)
4. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  327 mg (7%)71 mg (4%)177 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)7.36 g (11%)26 g (52%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz (or 85g):
   277.95 mg (6%) 60.35 mg (4%) 150.45 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 6.26 g (10%) 22.1 g (44%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 85g):
  277.95 mg (6%) 60.35 mg (4%) 150.45 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 6.26 g (10%) 22.1 g (44%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece, cooked and excluding refuse (or 264g):
  863.28 mg (18%) 187.44 mg (12%) 467.28 kcal (23%) 0 g (0%) 19.43 g (30%) 68.64 g (137%)
5. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  327 mg (7%)71 mg (4%)198 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)9.61 g (15%)25.98 g (52%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz (or 85g):
   277.95 mg (6%) 60.35 mg (4%) 168.3 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 8.17 g (13%) 22.08 g (44%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 85g):
  277.95 mg (6%) 60.35 mg (4%) 168.3 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 8.17 g (13%) 22.08 g (44%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece, cooked and excluding refuse (or 271g):
  886.17 mg (19%) 192.41 mg (12%) 536.58 kcal (27%) 0 g (0%) 26.04 g (40%) 70.41 g (141%)
6. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  327 mg (7%)71 mg (4%)189 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)8.69 g (13%)25.99 g (52%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz ( 1 serving ) (or 85g):
   277.95 mg (6%) 60.35 mg (4%) 160.65 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 7.39 g (11%) 22.09 g (44%)
  Other serving sizes 1 lb (or 453.6g):
  1483.27 mg (32%) 322.06 mg (20%) 857.3 kcal (43%) 0 g (0%) 39.42 g (61%) 117.89 g (236%)
7. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/4" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  327 mg (7%)75 mg (5%)202 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)9.6 g (15%)27.01 g (54%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz ( 1 serving ) (or 85g):
   277.95 mg (6%) 63.75 mg (4%) 171.7 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 8.16 g (13%) 22.96 g (46%)
  Other serving sizes 1 lb (or 453.6g):
  1483.27 mg (32%) 340.2 mg (21%) 916.27 kcal (46%) 0 g (0%) 43.55 g (67%) 122.52 g (245%)
8. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, raw - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  319 mg (7%)55 mg (3%)192 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)11.84 g (18%)19.89 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   90.44 mg (2%) 15.59 mg (1%) 54.43 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 3.36 g (5%) 5.64 g (11%)
  Other serving sizes 1 lb (or 453.6g):
  1446.98 mg (31%) 249.48 mg (16%) 870.91 kcal (44%) 0 g (0%) 53.71 g (83%) 90.22 g (180%)
9. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  311 mg (7%)54 mg (3%)220 kcal (11%)0 g (0%)15.32 g (24%)19.19 g (38%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   88.17 mg (2%) 15.31 mg (1%) 62.37 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 4.34 g (7%) 5.44 g (11%)
  Other serving sizes 1 lb (or 453.6g):
  1410.7 mg (30%) 244.94 mg (15%) 997.92 kcal (50%) 0 g (0%) 69.49 g (107%) 87.05 g (174%)
10. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, choice, raw - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  308 mg (7%)53 mg (3%)232 kcal (12%)0 g (0%)16.81 g (26%)18.9 g (38%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   87.32 mg (2%) 15.03 mg (1%) 65.77 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 4.77 g (7%) 5.36 g (11%)
  Other serving sizes 1 lb (or 453.6g):
  1397.09 mg (30%) 240.41 mg (15%) 1052.35 kcal (53%) 0 g (0%) 76.25 g (117%) 85.73 g (171%)
11. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, USDA select, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  305 mg (6%)68 mg (4%)230 kcal (12%)0 g (0%)14 g (22%)24.38 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz ( 1 serving ) (or 85g):
   259.25 mg (6%) 57.8 mg (4%) 195.5 kcal (10%) 0 g (0%) 11.9 g (18%) 20.72 g (41%)
  Other serving sizes 1 lb (or 453.6g):
  1383.48 mg (29%) 308.45 mg (19%) 1043.28 kcal (52%) 0 g (0%) 63.5 g (98%) 110.59 g (221%)
12. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  302 mg (6%)67 mg (4%)247 kcal (12%)0 g (0%)15.93 g (25%)24.18 g (48%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz ( 1 serving ) (or 85g):
   256.7 mg (5%) 56.95 mg (4%) 209.95 kcal (10%) 0 g (0%) 13.54 g (21%) 20.55 g (41%)
  Other serving sizes 1 lb (or 453.6g):
  1369.87 mg (29%) 303.91 mg (19%) 1120.39 kcal (56%) 0 g (0%) 72.26 g (111%) 109.68 g (219%)
13. Beef, short loin, t-bone steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, USDA choice, cooked, broiled - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  300 mg (6%)67 mg (4%)258 kcal (13%)0 g (0%)17.26 g (27%)24.05 g (48%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz ( 1 serving ) (or 85g):
   255 mg (5%) 56.95 mg (4%) 219.3 kcal (11%) 0 g (0%) 14.67 g (23%) 20.44 g (41%)