Nutrition Information

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Nutrition Information

Almond Health Benefits – One Mighty Little NutHeart healthy almonds

When you add almonds to your formulations, you’re not just giving consumers flavor and texture, you’re giving them what they’re asking for—a way to eat the things they love, with some impressive added health benefits:

  • An excellent source of Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) – an important antioxidant
  • Only 1 gram of saturated fat and 13 grams of “good” mono– and polyunsaturated fats
  • 3.5 grams of dietary fiber, an important touch point for consumers
  • 8% Daily Value of calcium, for those with a dairy intolerance
  • Cholesterol-free – may also help to maintain a healthy heart and lower cholesterol

Almond Nutrition

Compared to other tree nuts, almonds come out ahead nutritionally. For example, they:

  • Contain the most protein
  • Boast 231% more calcium
  • Have the least amount of saturated fat
  • Possess 174% more vitamin E
  • Encompass the highest fiber content
  • Delivers 268mg of magnesium per serving

Almond Nutrition Grid

Based on a 1oz Portion Almond Walnut Cashew Hazelnut Macadamia Pistachio Pine Nut Peanut
Calories, kcal 575 654 574 628 718 567 673 585
Protein (g) 21.2 15.2 15.3 14.9 7.8 20.9 13.7 23.7
Total Fat (g) 49.4 65.2 46.4 60.8 76.1 44.8 68.4 49.7
Saturated Fat (g) 3.7 6.1 9.2 4.5 11.9 5.5 4.9 6.9
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 12.1 47.2 7.8 7.9 1.5 13.4 34.1 15.7
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 30.9 8.9 27.3 45.6 59.3 23.7 18.7 24.6
Carbohydrates (g) 21.7 13.7 32.7 16.7 13.4 29.4 13.1 21.5
Dietary Fiber (g) 12.2 6.7 3.0 9.7 8.0 9.9 3.7 8.0
Potassium (mg) 705 441 565 680 363 1007 597 658
Magnesium (g) 268 158 260 163 118 109 251 176
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.1 0.5 0.26 0.6 0.4 1.1 0.1 0.3
Vitamin E (mg) 26.2 0.7 0.9 15 0.6 2.4 9.3 6.9
Calcium (mg) 264 98 45 114 70 107 16 54
Iron (mg) 3.7 2.9 6.0 4.7 2.7 4.0 5.5 2.3