Cashew Nut

Cashew Nut

Healthy Immune System

Cashews are high in iron which contributes to the normal function of the immune system(3). Your immune system defends your body against infectious organisms and other invaders such as viruses and bacteria which can damage your health.

Lower Bad Cholesterol

Thanks to their monounsaturated fat content, cashews may help you lower bad cholesterol helping keep your heart healthy(4).

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Healthy Blood and Bones

The high vitamin K content in Cashews may contribute to normal blood clotting and healthy bones(1,2,3).

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NUTRIENTS OF Cashew Nut

per 28 g. 1 oz, 1 handful (rda).

Energy

0 kJ

/

0 kcal

FAT

0 g

CARBOHYDRATE

0 g

Sugars

0 g

Fiber

0 g

Protein

0 g

Salt

0 g

Articles

1. Commission Regulation (EU) No 432/2012 of 16 May 2012.
2. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release April, 2018.
3. Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods.
4. Mah, E., Schulz, J. A., Kaden, V. N., Lawless, A. L., Rotor, J., Mantilla, L. B., & Liska, D. J. (2017). Cashew consumption reduces total and LDL cholesterol: a randomized, crossover, controlled-feeding trial, 2. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 105(5), 1070-1078.

Nutrient Units Value per 100 g Value per 28 g, 1 oz (1 handful)

Proximates

Water
g
1.70
0.48
Energy
kcal
574
163
Energy
kJ
2402
681
Protein
g
15.31
4.34
Total lipid (fat)
g
46.35
13.14
Ash
g
3.95
1.12
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
0
9.27
Fiber, total dietary
g
0
0.9
Sugars, total
g
5.01
1.42
Sucrose
g
0
0
Glucose (dextrose)
g
0
0
Fructose
g
0
0
Lactose
g
0
0
Maltose
g
0
0
Galactose
g
0
0
Starch
g
0
0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
45
13
Iron, Fe
mg
6.00
1.70
Magnesium, Mg
mg
260
74
Phosphorus, P
mg
490
139
Potassium, K
mg
565
160
Sodium, Na
mg
16
5
Zinc, Zn
mg
5.60
1.59
Copper, Cu
mg
2.220
0.629
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.826
0.234
Selenium, Se
µg
11.7
3.3
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
0.0
0.0
Thiamin
mg
0.200
0.057
Riboflavin
mg
0.200
0.057
Niacin
mg
1.400
0.397
Pantothenic acid
mg
1.217
0.345
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.256
0.073
Folate, total
µg
69
20
Folic acid
µg
0.0
0.0
Folate, food
µg
69
20
Folate, DFE
µg
69
20
Choline, total
mg
61.0
17.3
Betaine
mg
0
0
Vitamin B-12
µg
0.00
0.00
Vitamin B-12, added
µg
0.00
0.00
Vitamin A, RAE
µg
0.00
0.00
Retinol
µg
0.00
0.00
Carotene, beta
µg
0.00
0.00
Carotene, alpha
µg
0.00
0.00
Vitamin A, IU
IU
0.00
0.00
Lycopene
µg
0.00
0.00
Lutein + zeaxanthin
µg
23
7
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
mg
0.92
0.26
Vitamin E, added
mg
0.00
0.00
Tocopherol, beta
mg
0
0
Tocopherol, gamma
mg
0
0
Tocopherol, delta
mg
0
0
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
µg
0
0
Vitamin D
IU
0
0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
µg
34.7
9.8

Lipids

4:0
g
0.000
0.000
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
9.157
2.596
6:0
g
0.000
0.000
8:0
g
0.132
0.037
10:0
g
0.132
0.037
14:1
g
0
0
17:0
g
0
0
12:0
g
0.784
0.222
14:0
g
0
0.098
15:1
g
0
0
13:0
g
0
0
18:0
g
2.972
0.843
15:0
g
0
0
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.318
0.090
20:0
g
0
0
22:0
g
0
0
16:0
g
4.351
1.234
18:1 undifferentiated
g
26.808
7.600
18:1 c
g
0
0
16:1 c
g
0
18:2 n-6 c,c
g
0
0
16:1 t
g
0
18:1 t
g
0
0
24:0
g
0
0
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
27.317
7.744
20:1
g
0.139
18:2 CLAs
g
0
0
17:1
g
0
0
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0.000
18:2 t not further defined
g
0
0
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.046
24:1 c
g
0
0
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
7.836
2.222
18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA)
g
18:3 n-6 c,c,c
g
0
0
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0
0
18:4
g
0
0
20:2 n-6 c,c
g
0
0
20:3 undifferentiated
g
0
0
20:4 undifferentiated
g
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
Fatty acids, total trans
g
0
0
Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic
g
0
0
Cholesterol
mg
0.0
0.0
Stigmasterol
mg
0
0
Campesterol
mg
0
0
Beta-sitosterol
mg
0
0

Amino Acids

Tryptophan
g
0.237
0.067
Threonine
g
0.592
0.168
Isoleucine
g
0.731
0.207
Leucine
g
1.285
0.364
Lysine
g
0.817
0.232
Methionine
g
0.274
0.078
Cystine
g
0.283
0.080
Phenylalanine
g
0.791
0.224
Tyrosine
g
0.491
0.139
Valine
g
1.040
0.295
Arginine
g
1.741
0.494
Histidine
g
0.399
0.113
Alanine
g
0.702
0.199
Aspartic acid
g
1.505
0.427
Glutamic acid
g
3.624
1.027
Glycine
g
0.803
0.228
Proline
g
0.690
0.196
Serine 2 3
g
0.849
0.241

Others

Alcohol, ethyl
g
0.0
0.0
Caffeine
mg
0.0
0.0
Theobromine
mg
0.0
0.0