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Brazil nut nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Brazil nut

Brazil nut
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
10 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 oz (6 kernels) (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.
8.1 (acidic )
Calories
659
98% Fats
98% Calories
93% Saturated Fat
92% Phosphorus
91% Polyunsaturated fat
Explanation: This food contains more Fats than 98% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (2%) 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, Saturated Fat, Phosphorus and Polyunsaturated fat

Brazil nut Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

10

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Macronutrients chart

15% 68% 12% 4% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 29%
14.32 g of 50 g
29%
Fats:
Daily Value: 103%
67.1 g of 65 g
103%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 4%
11.74 g of 300 g
4%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
3.42 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
3.42 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 659
% Daily Value*
103%
Total Fat 67g
73%
Saturated Fat 16g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 3mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 12g
32%
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 14g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 160mg 16%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 659mg 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 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581% 160% 10457% 16%
Calcium: 160 mg of 1,000 mg 16%
Iron: 2.43 mg of 8 mg 30%
Magnesium: 376 mg of 420 mg 90%
Phosphorus: 725 mg of 700 mg 104%
Potassium: 659 mg of 3,400 mg 19%
Sodium: 3 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 4.06 mg of 11 mg 37%
Copper: 1.743 mg of 1 mg 194%
Manganese: 1.223 mg of 2 mg 53%
Selenium: 1917 µg of 55 µg 3,485%
Choline: 28.8 mg of 550 mg 5%

Mineral chart - relative view

Phosphorus
725 mg
TOP 8%
Magnesium
376 mg
TOP 9%
Potassium
659 mg
TOP 9%
Calcium
160 mg
TOP 14%
Copper
1.743 mg
TOP 15%
Selenium
1917 µg
TOP 19%
Zinc
4.06 mg
TOP 23%
Iron
2.43 mg
TOP 29%
Manganese
1.223 mg
TOP 31%
Choline
28.8 mg
TOP 71%
Sodium
3 mg
TOP 94%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 5.65 mg of 15 mg 38%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.7 mg of 90 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.617 mg of 1 mg 51%
Vitamin B2: 0.035 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B3: 0.295 mg of 16 mg 2%
Vitamin B5: 0.184 mg of 5 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.101 mg of 1 mg 8%
Folate: 22 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.617 mg
TOP 14%
Vitamin E
5.65 mg
TOP 36%
Vitamin C
0.7 mg
TOP 45%
Folate
22 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin B6
0.101 mg
TOP 64%
Vitamin B5
0.184 mg
TOP 82%
Vitamin B3
0.295 mg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B2
0.035 mg
TOP 86%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin K
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 145% 105% 111% 131% 70% 322% 110% 126% 176%
Tryptophan: 135 mg of 280 mg 48%
Threonine: 365 mg of 1,050 mg 35%
Isoleucine: 518 mg of 1,400 mg 37%
Leucine: 1190 mg of 2,730 mg 44%
Lysine: 490 mg of 2,100 mg 23%
Methionine: 1124 mg of 1,050 mg 107%
Phenylalanine: 639 mg of 1,750 mg 37%
Valine: 760 mg of 1,820 mg 42%
Histidine: 409 mg of 700 mg 58%

Fat type information

16.134% 23.879% 24.399%
Saturated Fat: 16.134 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 24.399 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

0.25% 2.33%
Starch: 0.25 g
Sucrose: 2.33 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Brazil nut

2.33% 7.5% 1.91%
Sugars: 2.33 g
Fiber: 7.5 g
Other: 1.91 g

All nutrients for Brazil nut per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 34% 35% 14.32g 5.1 times more than Broccoli
Fats 103% 2% 67.1g 2 times more than Cheese
Carbs 4% 46% 11.74g 2.4 times less than Rice
Calories 33% 2% 659kcal 14 times more than Orange
Starch 0% 97% 0.25g 61.2 times less than Potato
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugars 0% 58% 2.33g 3.8 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 30% 14% 7.5g 3.1 times more than Orange
Calcium 16% 14% 160mg 1.3 times more than Milk
Iron 30% 29% 2.43mg 1.1 times less than Beef
Magnesium 90% 9% 376mg 2.7 times more than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 104% 8% 725mg 4 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 19% 9% 659mg 4.5 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 94% 3mg 163.3 times less than White Bread
Zinc 37% 23% 4.06mg 1.6 times less than Beef
Copper 194% 15% 1.74mg 12.3 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 38% 36% 5.65mg 3.9 times more than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 1% 45% 0.7mg 75.7 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 51% 14% 0.62mg 2.3 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 3% 86% 0.04mg 3.7 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 2% 84% 0.3mg 32.5 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 82% 0.18mg 6.1 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 8% 64% 0.1mg 1.2 times less than Oat
Folate 6% 47% 22µg 2.8 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 74% 0.14mg 2.3 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 76% 0.37mg 2 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 74% 0.52mg 1.8 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 71% 1.19mg 2 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 77% 0.49mg 1.1 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 41% 1.12mg 11.7 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 71% 0.64mg Equal to Egg
Valine 0% 70% 0.76mg 2.7 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 71% 0.41mg 1.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 81% 7% 16.13g 2.7 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 10% 23.88g 2.4 times more than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 9% 24.4g 1.9 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 separately 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/170569/nutrients

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