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Friday, October 22, 2010

National Nut Day
October 22, 2010



Nuts once considered a high fat, high calorie food is now being recognized as a Nutritious Snack with essential
fatty acids, omega fats, protein and many vitamins and minerals.



Health Benefits of Nuts

Answers Below

Nutrition Analysis is based on 1/4 cup, unsalted
Source USDA Nutrient Database.
Almonds (#8)
Calories (kcal) 132
Protein (g) 5
Carbohydrates (g) 5
Dietary Fiber (g) 2.8
Fat (g) 11.4
Saturated Fat (g) 0.9
Mono Fat (g) 7
Poly Fat (g) 2.8
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Omega 6 Fatty Acid (g) 2.8


Cashews (#2)
Calories (kcal) 187
Protein (g) 5.4
Carbohydrates (g) 9.6
Dietary Fiber (g) 1.1
Fat (g) 15.4
Saturated Fat (g) 2.7
Mono Fat (g) 8.4
Poly Fat (g) 2.8
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Omega 6 Fatty Acid (g) 2.7

Macadamia. (#7) Hawaii Macadamia Nut Association (HMNA)

Calories (kcal) 237
Protein (g) 2.6
Carbohydrates (g) 4.4
Dietary Fiber (g) 2.6
Fat (g) 25
Saturated Fat (g) 3.9
Mono Fat (g) 19.6
Poly Fat (g) 0.5
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Omega 6 Fatty Acid (g) 0.4



Peanuts (#1)

Calories (kcal) 213
Protein (g) 8.6
Carbohydrates (g) 8
Dietary Fiber (g) 3
Fat (g) 18.1
Saturated Fat (g) 2.5
Mono Fat (g) 9.0
Poly Fat (g) 5.7
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Omega 6 Fatty Acid (g) 5.7


 

Pecans (#6)

Calories (kcal) 171
Protein (g) 2.3
Carbohydrates (g) 3.4
Dietary Fiber (g) 2.4
Fat (g) 17.8
Saturated Fat (g) 1.5
Mono Fat (g) 10.1
Poly Fat (g) 5.3
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Omega 6 Fatty Acid (g) 5.1




Pine nuts (#5) 

Calories (kcal) 227
Protein (g) 4.6
Carbohydrates (g) 4.4
Dietary Fiber (g) 1.2
Fat (g) 23.1
Saturated Fat (g) 1.7
Mono Fat (g) 6.3
Poly Fat (g) 11.5
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Omega 6 Fatty Acid (g) 11.2




Pistachios. (#4) 
Calories (kcal) 175.6
Protein (g) 6.6
Carbohydrates (g) 8.5
Dietary Fiber (g) 3.2
Fat (g) 14
Saturated Fat (g) 1.7
Mono Fat (g) 7.4
Poly Fat (g) 4.3
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Omega 6 Fatty Acid (g) 4.2



Walnuts (#3)
Calories (kcal) 163.5
Protein (g) 3.8
Carbohydrates (g) 3.4
Dietary Fiber (g) 1.7
Fat (g) 16.3
Saturated Fat (g) 1.5
Mono Fat (g) 2.2
Poly Fat (g) 11.8
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Omega 6 Fatty Acid (g) 9.5

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