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Almond

Almond

Description

Almond, the nut of the almond tree one of the drupe family. It contains a very high proportion of unsaturated fatty acids to saturated fatty acids.

Almonds are high in both potassium and phosphorus, as well as food energy.

Available throughout the year.

Caloric Content

1 2
Calories: 849 174
Protein:26.9 5.41 gm
Carbohydrates:27.7 5.12 gm
Fiber:3.84 .89 gm
Total fats: 77 16.06 gm
Saturated fats: 6.2 1.522 gm
Unsaturated fats: 6713.794 gm
Cholesterol: - 0 mg



1. Raw - 1 cup, 142 grams
2. Blanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

3 4
Calories: 166 167
Protein: 5.80 5.66 gm
Carbohydrates: 5.26 5.79 gm
Fiber: .88 .77 gm
Total fats: 14.9214.83 gm
Saturated fats: 1.4141.406 gm
Unsaturated fats:12.81712.74 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 mg



3. Dried, Blanched - 2 kernels, 28.4 grams
4. Dried, Unblanched - approx. 24 kernels, 28.4 grams

5 6 7
Calories: 167 176 167
Protein: 4.64 5.79 5.79 gm
Carbohydrates: 6.87 4.51 6.51 gm
Fiber: 1.40 1.40 1.41 gm
Total fats:14.65 16.38 14.42 gm
Saturated fats:1.389 1.552 1.367 gm
Unsaturated fats:12.5914.07112.388 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 0 mg



5. Dried, Unblanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams
6. Unblanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams
7. Unblanched, Toasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

Vitamin Content

1 2
Vitamin A: 0 0 IU
Thiamine: .34 .022 mg
Vitamin B-2:1.31 .080 mg
Vitamin B-6:.142 .026 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 mcg
Biotin: 25 - mcg
Niacin: 51.108 mg
Pantothenic Acid:.668 .072 mg
Folic acid:.136 18 mcg
Vitamin C:trace .3 mg
Vitamin E:21.3 - IU



1. Raw - 1 cup, 142 grams
2. Blanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

3 4 5
Vitamin A: 0 0 0 IU
Thiamine: .046.060.037 mg
Vitamin B-2:.192.221.170 mg
Vitamin B-6:.029.032.021 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 0 mcg
Biotin: - - - mcg
Niacin:.899.955.800 mg
Pantothenic Acid:.133.134.072 mg
Folic acid:10.916.718.1 mcg
Vitamin C: .2 .2 .2 mg
Vitamin E: - - - IU



3. Dried, Blanched - 2 kernels, 28.4 grams
4. Dried, Unblanched - approx. 24 kernels, 28.4 grams
5. Dried, Unblanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

6 7 USRDA
Vitamin A: 0 05000 IU
Thiamine:.037.037 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2:.281.171 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6: .024.021 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 6 mcg
Biotin: - - 300 mcg
Niacin: .994.803 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid:.072.073 10 mg
Folic acid:18.118.2 400 mcg
Vitamin C: .2 .2 60 mg
Vitamin E: - - 30 IU



6. Unblanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams
7. Unblanched, Toasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

Mineral Content

1 2 3
Calcium: 332 55 70 mg
Copper: 1.18.264.304 mg
Iron: 6.71.511.03 mg
Magnesium: 386 82 81 mg
Manganese: 2.7.419.412 mg
Phosphorus: 716 164 151 mg
Potassium:1098 197 213 mg
Selenium: 2.8 - - mcg
Sodium: 6 3 3 mg
Zinc: - .40 .90 mg



1. Raw - 1 cup, 142 grams
2. Blanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams
3. Dried, Blanched - 2 kernels, 28.4 grams

4 5 6
Calcium: 75 80 66 mg
Copper:.268.348.348 mg
Iron:1.041.081.09 mg
Magnesium: 84 86 86 mg
Manganese:.646.561.561 mg
Phosphorus: 148 156 155 mg
Potassium: 208 219 194 mg
Selenium: - - - mcg
Sodium: 3 3 3 mg
Zinc: .831.391.39 mg



4. Dried, Unblanched - approx. 24 kernels, 28.4 grams
5. Dried, Unblanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams
6. Unblanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

7 USRDA
Calcium: 801000 mg
Copper:.349 2 mg
Iron:1.40 18 mg
Magnesium: 87 400 mg
Manganese:.569 n/a mg
Phosphorus: 1561000 mg
Potassium: 220 n/a mg
Selenium: - n/a mcg
Sodium: 3 n/a mg
Zinc:1.40 15 mg



7. Unblanched, Toasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

Amino Acid Content

1 2 3 4
Tryptophan:- .097 .104 .102 gm
Threonine:- .201 .215 .210 gm
Isoleucine:- .235 .252 .246 gm
Leucine:- .421 .451 .441 gm
Lysine:- .181 .194 .189 gm
Methionine:- .062 .066 .064 gm
Cysteine:- .097 .104 .102 gm
Phenylalanine:- .302 .323 .316 gm
Tyrosine:- .191 .205 .200 gm
Valine: - .279 .299 .292 gm
Arginine:- .676 .725 .709 gm
Histidine:- .151 .162 .158 gm
Alanine:- .256 .274 .268 gm
Aspartic acid:- .637 .683 .667 gm
Glutamic acid: -1.6081.7251.685 gm
Glycine:- .335 .359 .351 gm
Proline:- .340 .365 .356 gm
Serine:- .244 .262 .256 gm



1. Raw - 1 cup, 142 grams
2. Blanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams
3. Dried, Blanched - 2 kernels, 28.4 grams
4. Dried, Unblanched - approx. 24 kernels, 28.4 grams

5 6 7
Tryptophan: .083 .104 .104 gm
Threonine: .172 .215 .215 gm
Isoleucine: .201 .252 .251 gm
Leucine: .361 .450 .450 gm
Lysine: .155 .193 .193 gm
Methionine: .053 .066 .066 gm
Cysteine: .083 .104 .104 gm
Phenylalanine: .259 .323 .323 gm
Tyrosine: .164 .204 .204 gm
Valine: .239 .298 .298 gm
Arginine: .580 .724 .724 gm
Histidine: .130 .162 .162 gm
Alanine: .219 .274 .274 gm
Aspartic acid: .546 .682 .682 gm
Glutamic acid:1.3791.7221.722 gm
Glycine: .287 .359 .359 gm
Proline: .292 .369 .364 gm
Serine: .210 .262 .262 gm



5. Dried, Unblanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams
6. Unblanched, Roasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams
7. Unblanched, Toasted - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

References

Kirschmann, John D. Nutrition Almanac: Nutrition Search. McGraw-Hill: New York. 1984.

Kreutner, Patricia A. Nutrition In Perspective. Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs. 1980.

Rosenthal, S. Fresh Food. E. P. Dutton: New York. 1978.

United States Department of Agriculture. 1984. Composition of Foods: Nut and Seed Products-Raw-Processed-Prepared. Wash, D.C.