Welcome to the sodium content in 11 different types of carrots, ranging from 302 to 34 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of carrots is Carrots, raw which in 100g contains 69 mg of sodium. As a source of sodium, this corresponds to 4 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Potassium is 320 mg (7% RDA), the amount of Calories is 41 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.93 g (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.24 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 9.58 g (7% RDA).

For the food Carrots, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup chopped (or 128 g) which contains 88.32 mg of Sodium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %. For this serving the Potassium content is 409.6 mg, the Calories content is 52.48 kcal, the Protein content is 1.19 g, the Fat content is 0.31 g and the Carbohydrate content is 12.26 g.

This list of 11 types of carrots, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt through to Carrots, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional sodium 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 sodium in carrots.

Sodium Levels

The level of sodium 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 number of frozen food items is 3. The highest amount of sodium from the 3 frozen items is in Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt where the sodium content is 295 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 4 items. The highest amount of sodium from the 4 canned items is in Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids where the level is 242 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of sodium from the 2 raw items is in Carrots, baby, raw where the content is 78 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 4 items. The highest amount of sodium from the 4 cooked items is in Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt where the amount is 302 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked carrots shows that cooking can change the levels of sodium by 224 mg in a 100g serving.

The list below gives the total sodium content in the 11 items from the general description 'carrots' each of which show the sodium amount as well as Potassium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 11 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.

carrots sodium per 100g

Average Content for carrots

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of sodium contained in 100g of carrots, based on the list below of 11 different items under the general description of carrots, is 135.18 mg of sodium. This average value corresponds to 8.45 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Potassium is 212.27 mg, the average amount of Calories is 32.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.68 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.29 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 7.22 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Sodium is found in Carrots, raw which in 100g contains 69 mg of Sodium. This corresponds to 4 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Potassium is 320 mg, the amount of Calories is 41 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.93 g, the amount of Fat is 0.24 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 9.58 g.

Highest sodium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 11 different carrots nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of sodium is found in Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt which contains 302 mg of sodium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 19 %. For this 100g serving the Potassium content is 235 mg, the Calories content is 35 kcal, the Protein content is 0.76 g, the Fat content is 0.18 g, the Carbohydrate content is 8.22 g.

The lowest amount of sodium is in Carrots, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids which in 100g contains 34 mg of sodium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 2 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Potassium is 158 mg, the amount of Calories is 23 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.59 g, the amount of Fat is 0.14 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 5.36 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a sodium range of 268 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 77 mg for Potassium, 12 kcal for Calories, 0.17 g for Protein, 0.04 g for Fat, 2.86 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of sodium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high sodium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Carrots, raw contains 69 mg of sodium. 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 sodium nutritional content.

The food with the highest sodium content per typical serving is Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids which contains 551.76 mg in 1 cup, mashed (or 228 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 34 %. For this serving the Potassium content is 408.12 mg, the Calories content is 57 kcal, the Protein content is 1.46 g, the Fat content is 0.43 g and the Carbohydrate content is 12.63 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing sodium 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 sodium.


Carrots List, sodium Content per 100g

1. Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Sodium
  Sodium (%RDA)Potassium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  302 mg (19%)235 mg (5%)35 kcal (2%)8.22 g (6%)0.18 g (0%)0.76 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 9.7g):
   29.29 mg (2%) 22.8 mg (0%) 3.4 kcal (0%) 0.8 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 78g):
  235.56 mg (15%) 183.3 mg (4%) 27.3 kcal (1%) 6.41 g (5%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.59 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 carrot (or 46g):
  138.92 mg (9%) 108.1 mg (2%) 16.1 kcal (1%) 3.78 g (3%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%)
2. Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  295 mg (18%)192 mg (4%)37 kcal (2%)7.73 g (6%)0.68 g (1%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup slices (or 146g):
   430.7 mg (27%) 280.32 mg (6%) 54.02 kcal (3%) 11.29 g (9%) 0.99 g (2%) 0.85 g (2%)
3. Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  242 mg (15%)179 mg (4%)25 kcal (1%)5.54 g (4%)0.19 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 228g):
   551.76 mg (34%) 408.12 mg (9%) 57 kcal (3%) 12.63 g (10%) 0.43 g (1%) 1.46 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
  353.32 mg (22%) 261.34 mg (6%) 36.5 kcal (2%) 8.09 g (6%) 0.28 g (0%) 0.93 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 2.8g):
  6.78 mg (0%) 5.01 mg (0%) 0.7 kcal (0%) 0.16 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 284g):
  687.28 mg (43%) 508.36 mg (11%) 71 kcal (4%) 15.73 g (12%) 0.54 g (1%) 1.82 g (4%)
4. Carrots, canned, regular pack, solids and liquids - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  240 mg (15%)173 mg (4%)23 kcal (1%)5.37 g (4%)0.14 g (0%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup slices (or 123g):
   295.2 mg (18%) 212.79 mg (5%) 28.29 kcal (1%) 6.61 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.71 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 454g):
  1089.6 mg (68%) 785.42 mg (17%) 104.42 kcal (5%) 24.38 g (19%) 0.64 g (1%) 2.63 g (5%)
5. Carrots, baby, raw - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  78 mg (5%)237 mg (5%)35 kcal (2%)8.24 g (6%)0.13 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 large (or 15g):
   11.7 mg (1%) 35.55 mg (1%) 5.25 kcal (0%) 1.24 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.1 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 10g):
  7.8 mg (0%) 23.7 mg (1%) 3.5 kcal (0%) 0.82 g (1%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA serving (or 85g):
  66.3 mg (4%) 201.45 mg (4%) 29.75 kcal (1%) 7 g (5%) 0.11 g (0%) 0.54 g (1%)
6. Carrots, raw - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  69 mg (4%)320 mg (7%)41 kcal (2%)9.58 g (7%)0.24 g (0%)0.93 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup chopped (or 128g):
   88.32 mg (6%) 409.6 mg (9%) 52.48 kcal (3%) 12.26 g (9%) 0.31 g (0%) 1.19 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup grated (or 110g):
  75.9 mg (5%) 352 mg (7%) 45.1 kcal (2%) 10.54 g (8%) 0.26 g (0%) 1.02 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup strips or slices (or 122g):
  84.18 mg (5%) 390.4 mg (8%) 50.02 kcal (3%) 11.69 g (9%) 0.29 g (0%) 1.13 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (7-1/4" to 8-/1/2" long) (or 72g):
  49.68 mg (3%) 230.4 mg (5%) 29.52 kcal (1%) 6.9 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.67 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 61g):
  42.09 mg (3%) 195.2 mg (4%) 25.01 kcal (1%) 5.84 g (4%) 0.15 g (0%) 0.57 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (5-1/2" long) (or 50g):
  34.5 mg (2%) 160 mg (3%) 20.5 kcal (1%) 4.79 g (4%) 0.12 g (0%) 0.47 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 3g):
  2.07 mg (0%) 9.6 mg (0%) 1.23 kcal (0%) 0.29 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 strip large (3" long) (or 7g):
  4.83 mg (0%) 22.4 mg (0%) 2.87 kcal (0%) 0.67 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 strip medium (or 4g):
  2.76 mg (0%) 12.8 mg (0%) 1.64 kcal (0%) 0.38 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%)
7. Carrots, frozen, unprepared - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  68 mg (4%)235 mg (5%)36 kcal (2%)7.9 g (6%)0.46 g (1%)0.78 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g):
   193.12 mg (12%) 667.4 mg (14%) 102.24 kcal (5%) 22.44 g (17%) 1.31 g (2%) 2.22 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 64g):
  43.52 mg (3%) 150.4 mg (3%) 23.04 kcal (1%) 5.06 g (4%) 0.29 g (0%) 0.5 g (1%)
8. Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  59 mg (4%)192 mg (4%)37 kcal (2%)7.73 g (6%)0.68 g (1%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
   86.14 mg (5%) 280.32 mg (6%) 54.02 kcal (3%) 11.29 g (9%) 0.99 g (2%) 0.85 g (2%)
9. Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  58 mg (4%)235 mg (5%)35 kcal (2%)8.22 g (6%)0.18 g (0%)0.76 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 9.7g):
   5.63 mg (0%) 22.8 mg (0%) 3.4 kcal (0%) 0.8 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 78g):
  45.24 mg (3%) 183.3 mg (4%) 27.3 kcal (1%) 6.41 g (5%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.59 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 carrot (or 46g):
  26.68 mg (2%) 108.1 mg (2%) 16.1 kcal (1%) 3.78 g (3%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%)
10. Carrots, canned, no salt added, drained solids - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  42 mg (3%)179 mg (4%)25 kcal (1%)5.54 g (4%)0.19 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 228g):
   95.76 mg (6%) 408.12 mg (9%) 57 kcal (3%) 12.63 g (10%) 0.43 g (1%) 1.46 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
  61.32 mg (4%) 261.34 mg (6%) 36.5 kcal (2%) 8.09 g (6%) 0.28 g (0%) 0.93 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 2.8g):
  1.18 mg (0%) 5.01 mg (0%) 0.7 kcal (0%) 0.16 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 284g):
  119.28 mg (7%) 508.36 mg (11%) 71 kcal (4%) 15.73 g (12%) 0.54 g (1%) 1.82 g (4%)
11. Carrots, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids - Sodium
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  34 mg (2%)158 mg (3%)23 kcal (1%)5.36 g (4%)0.14 g (0%)0.59 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup slices (or 123g):
   41.82 mg (3%) 194.34 mg (4%) 28.29 kcal (1%) 6.59 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.73 g (1%)