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Cashew nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Nuts, cashew nuts, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Cashew

Cashew
25 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 oz (28.35 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
8.9 (acidic )
Calories
553
96% Fats
96% Calories
92% Iron
91% Potassium
91% Magnesium
Explanation: This food contains more Fats than 96% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (4%) which contain more Fats, this food itself is rich in Fats more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Calories, Iron, Potassium and Magnesium
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Macronutrients chart

19% 44% 31% 6% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 36%
18.22 g of 50 g
36%
Fats:
Daily Value: 67%
43.85 g of 65 g
67%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 10%
30.19 g of 300 g
10%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
5.2 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
2.54 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 553
% Daily Value*
68%
Total Fat 44g
40%
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 12mg
10%
TotalCarbohydrate 30g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 6g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 18g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 37mg 4%

Iron 7mg 39%

Potassium 660mg 19%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 12% 112% 219% 178% 57% 2% 116% 330% 249% 86% 0%
Calcium: 37 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Iron: 6.68 mg of 18 mg 37%
Magnesium: 292 mg of 400 mg 73%
Phosphorus: 593 mg of 1,000 mg 59%
Potassium: 660 mg of 3,500 mg 19%
Sodium: 12 mg of 2,400 mg 1%
Zinc: 5.78 mg of 15 mg 39%
Copper: 2.195 mg of 2 mg 110%
Manganese: 1.655 mg of 2 mg 83%
Selenium: 19.9 µg of 70 µg 28%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
6.68 mg
TOP 8%
Phosphorus
593 mg
TOP 9%
Potassium
660 mg
TOP 9%
Magnesium
292 mg
TOP 9%
Copper
2.195 mg
TOP 15%
Zinc
5.78 mg
TOP 15%
Manganese
1.655 mg
TOP 29%
Calcium
37 mg
TOP 39%
Selenium
19.9 µg
TOP 47%
Sodium
12 mg
TOP 84%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate, total Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 14% 0% 3% 85% 11% 16% 26% 63% 19% 0% 128%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.9 mg of 20 mg 4%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.5 mg of 60 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.423 mg of 2 mg 28%
Vitamin B2: 0.058 mg of 2 mg 3%
Vitamin B3: 1.062 mg of 20 mg 5%
Vitamin B5: 0.864 mg of 10 mg 9%
Vitamin B6: 0.417 mg of 2 mg 21%
Folate, total: 25 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 34.1 µg of 80 µg 43%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.423 mg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B6
0.417 mg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B5
0.864 mg
TOP 39%
Folate, total
25 µg
TOP 45%
Vitamin K
34.1 µg
TOP 45%
Vitamin C
0.5 mg
TOP 47%
Vitamin E
0.9 mg
TOP 48%
Vitamin B3
1.062 mg
TOP 68%
Vitamin B2
0.058 mg
TOP 79%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 308% 197% 170% 162% 133% 104% 164% 181% 196%
Tryptophan: 287 mg of 280 mg 103%
Threonine: 688 mg of 1,050 mg 66%
Isoleucine: 789 mg of 1,400 mg 56%
Leucine: 1472 mg of 2,730 mg 54%
Lysine: 928 mg of 2,100 mg 44%
Methionine: 362 mg of 1,050 mg 34%
Phenylalanine: 951 mg of 1,750 mg 54%
Valine: 1094 mg of 1,820 mg 60%
Histidine: 456 mg of 700 mg 65%

Fat type information

7.783% 23.797% 7.845%
Saturated Fat: 7.783 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.797 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.845 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

23.49% 5.81%
Starch: 23.49 g
Sucrose: 5.81 g
Glucose: 0.05 g
Fructose: 0.05 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Cashew

5.91% 3.3% 20.98%
Sugars: 5.91 g
Fiber: 3.3 g
Other: 20.98 g

All nutrients for Cashew per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 43% 29% 18.22g 6.5 times more than Broccoli
Fats 67% 4% 43.85g 1.3 times more than Cheese
Carbs 10% 27% 30.19g 1.1 times more than Rice
Calories 21% 4% 553kcal 11.8 times more than Orange
Starch 10% 90% 23.49g 1.5 times more than Potato
Fructose 0% 93% 0.05g 118 times less than Apple
Sugars 7% 46% 5.91g 1.5 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 9% 25% 3.3g 1.4 times more than Orange
Calcium 4% 39% 37mg 3.4 times less than Milk
Iron 37% 8% 6.68mg 2.6 times more than Beef
Magnesium 73% 9% 292mg 2.1 times more than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 85% 9% 593mg 3.3 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 14% 9% 660mg 4.5 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 84% 12mg 40.8 times less than White Bread
Zinc 53% 15% 5.78mg 1.1 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 15% 2.2mg 15.5 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin E 6% 48% 0.9mg 1.6 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 1% 47% 0.5mg 106 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 28% 20% 0.42mg 1.6 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 3% 79% 0.06mg 2.2 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 5% 68% 1.06mg 9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 9% 39% 0.86mg 1.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 21% 30% 0.42mg 3.5 times more than Oat
Folate, total 6% 45% 25µg 2.4 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 43% 45% 34.1µg 3 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 51% 0.29mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 69% 0.69mg Equal to Beef
Isoleucine 0% 68% 0.79mg 1.2 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 66% 1.47mg 1.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 72% 0.93mg 2.1 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 70% 0.36mg 3.8 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 56% 0.95mg 1.4 times more than Egg
Valine 0% 59% 1.09mg 1.9 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 70% 0.46mg 1.6 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 39% 16% 7.78g 1.3 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 10% 23.8g 2.4 times more than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 13% 7.85g 6 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/nutrients

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