Brazil Nut

Refuse: 49%  (Shells)
Scientific Name:  Bertholletia excelsa
NDB No: 12078 Brazil nuts, dried, unblanched (Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion)
The Brazil nut trees are one of the tallest trees of the Amazon Basin’s tropical rainforest, reaching up to 50 m in height.
Nutrient Units Value per 100gr Value per 28gr, 1 oz (1 handful)
Proximates      
Water g 3.42 0.97
Energy kcal 659 187
Energy kJ 2757 782
Nutrient Units Value per 100gr Value per 28gr, 1 oz (1 handful)
Proximates      
Water g 3.42 0.97
Energy kcal 659 187
Energy kJ 2757 782
Protein  g 14.32 4.06
Total lipid (fat)  g 67.10 19.02
Ash  g 3.43 0.97
Carbohydrate, by difference g 11.74 3.33
Fiber, total dietary  g 7.5 2.1
Sugars, total  g 2.33 0.66
Sucrose  g 2.33 0.66
Glucose (dextrose) g 0.00 0.00
Fructose  g 0.00 0.00
Lactose  g 0.00 0.00
Maltose  g 0.00 0.00
Galactose  g 0.00 0.00
Starch  g 0.25 0.07
Minerals      
Calcium, Ca  mg 160 45
Iron, Fe  mg 2.43 0.69
Magnesium, Mg  mg 376 107
Phosphorus, P  mg 725 206
Potassium, K  mg 659 187
Sodium, Na  mg 3 1
Zinc, Zn  mg 4.06 1.15
Copper, Cu  mg 1.743 0.494
Manganese, Mn  mg 1.223 0.347
Selenium, Se  µg 1917.0 543.5
Vitamins      
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid  mg 0.7 0.2
Thiamin  mg 0.617 0.175
Riboflavin  mg 0.035 0.010
Niacin  mg 0.295 0.084
Pantothenic acid  mg 0.184 0.052
Vitamin B-6  mg 0.101 0.029
Folate, total  µg 22 6
Folic acid µg 0.0 0.0
Folate, food µg 22 6
Folate, DFE µg 22 6
Choline, total  mg 28.8 8.2
Betaine  mg 0.4 0.1
Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00
Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 0.00
Vitamin A, RAE  µg 0.0 0.0
Retinol µg 0.0 0.0
Carotene, beta  µg 0.0 0.0
Carotene, alpha  µg 0.0 0.0
Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0.0 0.0
Vitamin A, IU  IU 0.0 0.0
Lycopene  µg 0.0 0.0
Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0.0 0.0
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)  mg 5.65 1.60
Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 0.00
Tocopherol, beta  mg 0.01 0.00
Tocopherol, gamma mg 9.56 2.71
Tocopherol, delta  mg 0.63 0.18
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0
Vitamin D IU 0.0 0.0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)  µg 0.0 0.0
Lipids      
Fatty acids, total saturated g 16.134 4.574
8:0 g 0.000 0.000
4:0 g 0.000 0.000
10:0 g 0.000 0.000
14:0 g 0.046 0.013
12:0 g 0.000 0.000
6:0 g 0.000 0.000
15:0 g 0.000 0.000
16:0 g 9.626 2.729
17:0 g 0.041 0.012
18:0 g 6.244 1.770
20:0 g 0.167 0.047
22:0 g 0.010 0.003
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 23.879 6.770
15:1  g 0.000 0.000
24:0 g 0.000 0.000
14:1  g 0.000 0.000
17:1  g 0.045 0.013
16:1 undifferentiated g 0.214 0.061
18:1 undifferentiated g 23.594 6.689
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 24.399 6.917
22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 0.000
20:1  g 0.027 0.008
18:3 n-6 c,c,c  g 0.018 0.005
18:2 undifferentiated g 24.363 6.907
18:04 g 0.000 0.000
18:2 n-6 c,c  g 23.859 6.764
20:2 n-6 c,c g 0.000 0.000
18:3 undifferentiated g 0.036 0.010
18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) g 0.018 0.005
20:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 0.000
20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 0.000
20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 0.000
22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 0.000
22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 0.000
Stigmasterol  mg 6 2
Cholesterol mg 0.0 0.0
Beta-sitosterol  mg 64 18
Campesterol  mg 2 1
Amino Acids      
Tryptophan  g 0.135 0.038
Threonine  g 0.365 0.103
Isoleucine  g 0.518 0.147
Leucine  g 1.190 0.337
Lysine  g 0.490 0.139
Methionine  g 1.124 0.319
Cystine  g 0.306 0.087
Phenylalanine  g 0.639 0.181
Tyrosine  g 0.416 0.118
Valine  g 0.760 0.215
Arginine  g 2.140 0.607
Histidine  g 0.409 0.116
Alanine  g 0.609 0.173
Aspartic acid  g 1.325 0.376
Glutamic acid  g 3.190 0.904
Glycine  g 0.733 0.208
Proline  g 0.706 0.200
Serine  g 0.676 0.192
Others      
Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 0.0
Caffeine mg 0.0 0.0
Theobromine mg 0.0 0.0
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