Welcome to the Potassium content in 6 different types of yams, ranging from 816 to 418 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of yams is Yam, raw which in 100g contains 816 mg of Potassium. As a source of Potassium, this corresponds to 17 % of the RDA. For this serving in your diet the amount of Calories is 118 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.53 g, the amount of Fat is 0.17 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 27.88 g.

This list of 6 types of yams, is brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Yam, raw through to Mountain yam, hawaii, 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 is in yams?

The list below gives the total Potassium content in the 6 items from the general description 'yams' each of which show the Potassium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 6 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.

yams potassium per 100g

Average Value for yams

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Potassium contained in 100g of yams, based on the list below of 6 different items under the general description of yams, is 594.00 mg of Potassium. This average value corresponds to 12.64 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 96.50 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 1.55 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.12 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 23.11 g.

Median Values

The median value of Potassium is found in Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, with salt which in 100g contains 670 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 14 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 114 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.49 g, the amount of Fat is 0.14 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 26.99 g.

Highest Potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 6 different yams nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Potassium is found in Yam, raw which contains 816 mg of Potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 17 %. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 118 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.53 g, the amount of Fat is 0.17 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 27.88 g.

The lowest amount of Potassium is in Mountain yam, hawaii, raw which in 100g contains 418 mg of Potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 9 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 67 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.34 g, the amount of Fat is 0.1 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 16.3 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a Potassium range of 398 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 51 kcal for Calories, 0.19 g for Protein, 0.07 g for Fat, 11.58 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 Yam, raw contains 816 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 Yam, raw which contains 1224 mg in 1 cup, cubes (or 150 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 26 %. For this serving the amount of Calories is 118 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.53 g, the amount of Fat is 0.17 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 27.88 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 rich in Potassium.


 

Yams List, Potassium Content per 100g

 
1. Yam, raw - Potassium
  816 mg of Potassium per 100g (17% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 118 kcal of Calories (6% DV), 27.88 g of Carbohydrate (21% DV), 0.17 g of Fat (0% DV), 1.53 g of Protein (3% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup, cubes (or 150g).
  The Potassium content is 1224 mg (26% DV), Calories 177 kcal (9% DV), Carbohydrate 41.82 g (32% DV), Fat 0.26 g (0% DV), Protein 2.3 g (5% DV),
2. Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, without salt - Potassium
  670 mg of Potassium per 100g (14% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 116 kcal of Calories (6% DV), 27.48 g of Carbohydrate (21% DV), 0.14 g of Fat (0% DV), 1.49 g of Protein (3% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup, cubes (or 136g).
  The Potassium content is 911.2 mg (19% DV), Calories 157.76 kcal (8% DV), Carbohydrate 37.37 g (29% DV), Fat 0.19 g (0% DV), Protein 2.03 g (4% DV),
  Other serving sizes .5 cup, cubes (or 68g).
  The amount of Potassium is 455.6 mg (10% DV), Calories 78.88 kcal (4% DV), Carbohydrate 18.69 g (14% DV), Fat 0.1 g (0% DV), Protein 1.01 g (2% DV),
3. Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, with salt - Potassium
  670 mg of Potassium per 100g (14% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 114 kcal of Calories (6% DV), 26.99 g of Carbohydrate (21% DV), 0.14 g of Fat (0% DV), 1.49 g of Protein (3% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup, cubes (or 136g).
  The Potassium content is 911.2 mg (19% DV), Calories 155.04 kcal (8% DV), Carbohydrate 36.71 g (28% DV), Fat 0.19 g (0% DV), Protein 2.03 g (4% DV),
  Other serving sizes .5 cup, cubes (or 68g).
  The amount of Potassium is 455.6 mg (10% DV), Calories 77.52 kcal (4% DV), Carbohydrate 18.35 g (14% DV), Fat 0.1 g (0% DV), Protein 1.01 g (2% DV),
4. Mountain yam, hawaii, cooked, steamed, without salt - Potassium
  495 mg of Potassium per 100g (11% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 82 kcal of Calories (4% DV), 20 g of Carbohydrate (15% DV), 0.08 g of Fat (0% DV), 1.73 g of Protein (3% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup, cubes (or 145g).
  The Potassium content is 717.75 mg (15% DV), Calories 118.9 kcal (6% DV), Carbohydrate 29 g (22% DV), Fat 0.12 g (0% DV), Protein 2.51 g (5% DV),
5. Mountain yam, hawaii, cooked, steamed, with salt - Potassium
  495 mg of Potassium per 100g (11% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 82 kcal of Calories (4% DV), 19.99 g of Carbohydrate (15% DV), 0.08 g of Fat (0% DV), 1.73 g of Protein (3% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup, cubes (or 145g).
  The Potassium content is 717.75 mg (15% DV), Calories 118.9 kcal (6% DV), Carbohydrate 28.99 g (22% DV), Fat 0.12 g (0% DV), Protein 2.51 g (5% DV),
6. Mountain yam, hawaii, raw - Potassium
  418 mg of Potassium per 100g (9% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 67 kcal of Calories (3% DV), 16.3 g of Carbohydrate (13% DV), 0.1 g of Fat (0% DV), 1.34 g of Protein (3% DV),
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup, cubes (or 68g).
  The Potassium content is 284.24 mg (6% DV), Calories 45.56 kcal (2% DV), Carbohydrate 11.08 g (9% DV), Fat 0.07 g (0% DV), Protein 0.91 g (2% DV),
  Other serving sizes 1 yam (or 420g).
  The amount of Potassium is 1755.6 mg (37% DV), Calories 281.4 kcal (14% DV), Carbohydrate 68.46 g (53% DV), Fat 0.42 g (1% DV), Protein 5.63 g (11% DV),




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