Which legumes have the least POTASSIUM?


Knowing the quantity of potassium in foods is important for those people what want to follow a low potassium diet, mainly for health problems such as kidney failure.

The majority of vegetable foods are rich in potassium. As for legumes, beans and soya beans contain the most potassium (and are the ones with the most amount of calories). On the other hand, in this ranking you can see that green beans and peas have a low quantity of calories per 100 grams.

In the following list, you can find out which legumes have the least potassium. If you want more information, you can access a nutritional file specific to each legume by clicking on its name

  • Tempeh each 100gr. per serving (166 g.)
  • Green beans 97 mg each 100gr. 235 mg per serving (242 g.)
  • Tofu 121 mg each 100gr. 150 mg per serving (124 g.)
  • Sweet peas 244 mg each 100gr. 354 mg per serving (145 g.)
  • Broad beans 332 mg each 100gr. 418 mg per serving (126 g.)
  • Lentils 369 mg each 100gr. 731 mg per serving (198 g.)
  • Haricot beans 508 mg each 100gr. 955 mg per serving (188 g.)
  • Chickpeas 718 mg each 100gr. 1436 mg per serving (200 g.)
  • Lupin 1013 mg each 100gr. 1823 mg per serving (180 g.)
  • White beans 1185 mg each 100gr. 2465 mg per serving (208 g.)
  • Spotted beans 1393 mg each 100gr. 2688 mg per serving (193 g.)
  • Red beans 1406 mg each 100gr. 2587 mg per serving (184 g.)
  • Black beans 1500 mg each 100gr. 2760 mg per serving (184 g.)
  • Soya bean 1797 mg each 100gr. 3342 mg per serving (186 g.)

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