Almond Milk vs. Sunflower Seeds

Nutrition comparison of Almond Milk and Sunflower Seeds


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of almond milk versus sunflower seeds (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in almond milk and sunflower seeds:

  • Both sunflower seeds and almond milk are high in calcium.
  • Almond milk has 14.7 times less carbohydrates than sunflower seed.
  • Almond milk has signficantly more Vitamin E than sunflower seed.
  • Sunflower seed has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Sunflower seed is an excellent source of dietary fiber, iron, potassium and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of almond milk and sunflower seeds is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Almond Milk (Beverages, almond milk, unsweetened, shelf stable) and Sunflower Seeds (Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, toasted, without salt) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Sunflower seed is high in calories and almond milk has 98% less calories than sunflower seed - sunflower seed has 619 calories per 100 grams and almond milk has 15 calories.

Almond Milk Sunflower Seeds
Protein 10% 10%
Carbohydrates 34% 12%
Fat 56% 77%
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carbohydrates

Almond milk has 14.7 times less carbohydrates than sunflower seed - sunflower seed has 20.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and almond milk has 1.3g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Sunflower seed is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 56 times more dietary fiber than almond milk - sunflower seed has 11.5g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and almond milk has 0.2g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Almond milk and sunflower seeds contain similar amounts of sugar - almond milk has 0.81g of sugar per 100 grams and sunflower seed does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

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Sunflower seed is an excellent source of protein and it has 42 times more protein than almond milk - sunflower seed has 17.2g of protein per 100 grams and almond milk has 0.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Sunflower seed is high in saturated fat and almond milk has 99% less saturated fat than sunflower seed - sunflower seed has 6g of saturated fat per 100 grams and almond milk has 0.08g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Sunflower seed has more Vitamin C than almond milk - sunflower seed has 1.4mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and almond milk does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

Almond milk has more Vitamin D than sunflower seed - almond milk has 41iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and sunflower seed does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Almond milk has signficantly more Vitamin E than sunflower seed - almond milk has 6.3mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and sunflower seed does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Sunflower seed has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Almond Milk Sunflower Seeds
Thiamin ~ 0.325 MG
Riboflavin 0.01 MG 0.285 MG
Niacin 0.07 MG 4.198 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.01 MG 7.056 MG
Vitamin B6 ~ 0.805 MG
Folate 1 UG 238 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both sunflower seeds and almond milk are high in calcium. Almond milk has 223% more calcium than sunflower seed - sunflower seed has 57mg of calcium per 100 grams and almond milk has 184mg of calcium.

iron

Sunflower seed is an excellent source of iron and it has 23 times more iron than almond milk - sunflower seed has 6.8mg of iron per 100 grams and almond milk has 0.28mg of iron.

potassium

Sunflower seed is an excellent source of potassium and it has 633% more potassium than almond milk - sunflower seed has 491mg of potassium per 100 grams and almond milk has 67mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, sunflower seed has more linoleic acid than almond milk per 100 grams.

Almond Milk Sunflower Seeds
other omega 6 0.001 G ~
linoleic acid 0.252 G 37.39 G
Total 0.253 G 37.39 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Almond Milk (Beverages, almond milk, unsweetened, shelf stable) and Sunflower Seeds (Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, toasted, without salt) .

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FAQ

Does sunflower seeds or almond milk contain more calories in 100 grams?
Sunflower seed is high in calories and almond milk has 100% less calories than sunflower seed - sunflower seed has 619 calories in 100g and almond milk has 15 calories.

Does sunflower seeds or almond milk have more carbohydrates?
By weight, almond milk has 14.7 times fewer carbohydrates than sunflower seed - sunflower seed has 20.6g of carbs for 100g and almond milk has 1.3g of carbohydrates.

Does sunflower seeds or almond milk contain more calcium?
Both sunflower seeds and almond milk are high in calcium. Almond milk has 220% more calcium than sunflower seed - sunflower seed has 57mg of calcium in 100 grams and almond milk has 184mg of calcium.

Does sunflower seeds or almond milk contain more iron?
Sunflower seed is an abundant source of iron and it has 23 times more iron than almond milk - sunflower seed has 6.8mg of iron in 100 grams and almond milk has 0.28mg of iron.

Does sunflower seeds or almond milk contain more potassium?
Sunflower seed is a rich source of potassium and it has 630% more potassium than almond milk - sunflower seed has 491mg of potassium in 100 grams and almond milk has 67mg of potassium.

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