Low Potassium Foods Juices Table

There are a number of juices and juice-like drinks that will satisfy the low potassium foods criterion of having less than 100 mg potassium in a serving. The juices and drinks can be diluted to give even less potassium and sodium if so needed. High potassium foods are to be avoided for those requiring a low potassium diet, such as those with kidney disease or Addison’s disease. The drinks in this table include juice drinks that can substitute for the natural juices that are high in potassium.

Some juices that are from high potassium fruits can be low in potassium, such as papaya nectar and guava nectar. However, some juices made from low potassium fruits make juices that are high in potassium, such as apple juice. The flavored drink versions of the juices, however, are frequently low in potassium and sodium. When the drink is not pure juice, but is mixed with other ingredients it is usually called a “drink” or “cocktail.”

Several high potassium natural juices are included in the table, so the low potassium drink alternatives with a similar taste can be compared, and to point out the frequently large difference in potassium content in the natural juice compared to the juice drink. You may also notice huge differences in potassium and sodium content in drinks with similar sounding names. For example, the potassium in “fruit punch” varies from 3 to 155, depending on the exact drink it is. We have a previous post with a table of high potassium fruit juices.

The table includes several V8 Splash juices. If you have read the high potassium foods table for drinks you will have seen several V8 juices there. These are the Fusion brand of V8 drinks. Be careful if you are using the V8 juices that you get the correct ones or you may wind up with either too much or too little, depending on your goal. Campbell’s does make juices that can satisfy either criteria. Notice the juices labeled strawberry banana smoothie or peach mango smoothie would be expected to have a high potassium content since the fruits listed are high in potassium. Processing has lowered their potassium content.

The serving weight is in grams, and the potassium and sodium amounts are in milligrams. The potassium and sodium values given are for 100 grams of food.

As usual, K is potassium, and Na is sodium.

Except for the potassium to sodium ratio and the amount of potassium per serving (which we calculated), the source of data is: USDA National Nutrient Database Standard Reference – Release 22.

Food K Na Ratio K:Na Serving Wt Cup Size K per Serving
Apple cider-flavor drink, pwdr, lo cal, w vit C, prep’d 0 14 0 240 1 cup,  8 fl oz 0
Apple juice, canned or bottled, unsweetened, w
added vit C
101 4 25.2 248 1 cup 250
Beverages, fruit juice drink, reduced sugar, w
vit E added
11 2 5.5 209 1 container 23
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Berry Blend
14 21 0.67 243 1 cup, 8 oz 34
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Diet Berry Blend
33 14 2.4 243 1 cup, 8 oz 80
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Diet Fruit Medley
15 13 1.15 238 1 cup, 8 oz 36
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Diet Strawberry Kiwi
15 13 1.15 238 1 cup 36
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Diet Tropical Blend
34 15 2.3 238 1 cup, 8 oz 81
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Fruit Medley
10 21 0.48 243 1 cup, 8 oz 24
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Guava Passion Fruit
12 14 0.86 243 1 cup, 8 oz 29
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Mango Peach
12 16 0.75 243 1 cup, 8 oz 29
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Orange Pineapple
10 21 0.48 243 1 cup, 8 oz 24
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Orchard Blend
10 21 0.48 243 1 cup, 8 oz 24
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Strawberry Banana
8 21 0.38 243 1 cup, 8 oz 19
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Strawberry Kiwi
14 21 0.67 243 1 cup, 8 oz 34
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Juice Drinks,
Tropical Blend
12 21 0.57 243 1 cup, 8 oz 29
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Smoothies, Peach
Mango
24 29 0.83 245 1 cup, 8 oz 59
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Smoothies,
Strawberry Banana
24 29 0.83 245 1 cup, 8 oz 59
CAMPBELL Soup Co., V8 SPLASH Smoothies,
Tropical Colada
24 20 1.2 246 1 cup, 8 oz 59
Carob-flavor beverage mix, pwdr 104 103 1.01 12 1 tbsp 12
Corn beverage 17 140 0.12 240 8 fl oz 40
Cranberry juice cocktail, bottled 14 2 7 253 1 cup,  8 fl oz 35
Cranberry juice cocktail, bottled, lo cal, w
calcium, saccharin and corn sweetener
25 3 8.3 237 1 cup,  8 fl oz 59
Cranberry juice cocktail, frozen concentrate,
prep’d w water
12 4 3 236.69 1 cup, 8 fl oz 28
Cranberry juice, unsweetened 77 2 38.5 253 1 cup 195
Cranberry-apple juice drink, bottled 17 2 8.5 245 1 cup,  8 fl oz 42
Cranberry-apple juice drink, lo cal, w vit C
added
45 5 9 240 1 cup,  8 fl oz 108
Cranberry-apricot juice drink, bottled 61 2 30.5 245 1 cup,  8 fl oz 149
Cranberry-grape juice drink, bottled 24 3 8 245 1 cup,  8 fl oz 59
Fruit punch drink, frozen concentrate, prep’d
w water
13 5 2.6 247.02 1 cup, 8 fl oz 32
Fruit punch drink, w added nutrients, canned 31 38 0.82 248 1 cup,  8 fl oz 77
Fruit punch juice drink, frozen concentrate,
prep’d w water
66 5 13.2 234.12 1 cup, 8 fl oz 155
Fruit punch-flavor drink, pwdr, w/o added
sodium, prep’d w water
1 7 0.14 261.96 1 cup, 8 fl oz 3
Grape drink, canned 12 16 0.75 250 1 cup,  8 fl oz 30
Grape juice cocktail, frozen concentrate,
diluted w 3 volume water, w added vit C
21 2 10.5 250 1 cup 52
Grape juice drink, canned 33 9 3.7 250 1 cup,  8 fl oz 82
Grape juice, canned or bottled, unsweetened, w
added vit C
104 5 20.8 253 1 cup 263
Guanabana nectar, canned 25 8 3.1 251 1 cup 63
Guava nectar, canned 38 7 5.4 251 1 cup 95
Lemon juice, raw 124 1 124 244 1 cup 303
Lemonade, frozen concentrate, pink, prep’d w
water
17 4 4.2 246.8 1 cup, 8 fl oz 42
Lemonade, frozen concentrate, white, prep’d w
water
15 4 3.8 246.96 1 cup, 8 fl oz 37
Lemonade, pwdr, prep’d w water 6 6 1 264.2 1 cup, 8 fl oz 16
Lemonade-flavor drink, pwdr, prep’d w water 3 13 0.23 254.56 1 cup, 8 fl oz 8
Lime juice, canned or bottled, unsweetened 75 16 4.7 246 1 cup 184
Lime juice, raw 117 2 58.5 241.53 1 cup 283
Limeade, frozen concentrate, prep’d w water 10 3 3.3 246.83 1 cup, 8 fl oz 25
Mango nectar, canned 24 5 4.8 251 1 cup 60
Mixed vegetable and fruit juice drink, w added
nutrients
19 21 0.9 247.35 8 fl oz 47
Orange breakfast drink, ready-to-drink 41 2 20.5 250 1 cup,  8 fl oz 102
Orange breakfast drink, ready-to-drink, w
added nutrients
83 54 1.5 253 1 cup,  8 fl oz 210
Orange drink, canned, w added vit C 18 3 6 248 1 cup,  8 fl oz 45
Orange juice drink 42 2 21 249 1 cup 105
Orange juice, raw 200 1 200 248 1 cup 496
Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, pwdr,
prep’d w water
25 5 5 203.42 1 cup, 6 fl oz 51
Papaya nectar, canned 31 5 6.2 250 1 cup 78
Peach nectar, canned 40 7 5.7 249 1 cup 100
Pear nectar, canned 13 4 3.2 250 1 cup 32
Pineapple and grapefruit juice drink, canned 61 14 4.4 250 1 cup,  8 fl oz 152
Pineapple and orange juice drink, canned 46 3 15.3 250 1 cup,  8 fl oz 115
Pineapple juice, canned, unsweetened 130 2 65 250 1 cup 325
Rice drink, unsweetened, w added calcium, vits
A and D
27 39 0.69 240 8 fl oz 65
Tamarind nectar, canned 27 7 3.9 251 1 cup 68