Top Nuts High in Calcium

About Nuts and Calcium

Most nuts are fairly low in calcium, but some contain more than others.

Some of the highest calcium nuts include sesame seeds, chia seeds, almonds, flaxseeds, brazil nut, pili nut, hazelnut, pistachio, walnut and hemp seeds. Other calcium rich nuts are pecan, macadamia nut, pumpkin seeds, cashews, chestnut, pine nut, coconut and coconut cream.

We calculated the top nuts for calcium by both their common measurement as well as in 200 calories, including by gender daily requirements. Here are the details for top 18 nuts highest in calcium.

Food nutritional data is sourced from USDA and NIH. [3][4]

Adult DV (Female or Male)

Sesame Seeds

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In 1 tablespoon, sesame seed has 93mg of calcium, or about 9% for adults.
Calcium
93mg in
1 tablespoon (9.45g)
350mg in
200 Calories (35g)
9%
35%
Complete nutrition for Sesame Seeds

Chia Seeds (dried)

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1 ounce of chia seed contains 179mg of calcium, or about 18% for adults.
Calcium
179mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
260mg in
200 Calories (41g)
18%
26%
Complete nutrition for Chia Seeds

Almonds

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In 1 cup, almond has 385mg of calcium, or about 38% for adults.
Calcium
385mg in
1 cup (143g)
93mg in
200 Calories (35g)
38%
9%
Complete nutrition for Almonds

Flaxseeds

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1 cup of flaxseed contains 428mg of calcium, or about 43% for adults.
Calcium
428mg in
1 cup (168g)
96mg in
200 Calories (37g)
43%
10%
Complete nutrition for Flaxseeds

Brazil Nut (dried)

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In 1 cup, brazil nut has 213mg of calcium, or about 21% for adults.
Calcium
213mg in
1 cup (133g)
49mg in
200 Calories (30g)
21%
5%
Complete nutrition for Brazil Nut

Pili Nut (dried)

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1 cup of pili nut contains 174mg of calcium, or about 17% for adults.
Calcium
174mg in
1 cup (120g)
40mg in
200 Calories (28g)
17%
4%
Complete nutrition for Pili Nut

Hazelnut

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In 1 cup, hazelnut has 279mg of calcium, or about 28% for adults.
Calcium
279mg in
1 cup (226.8g)
38mg in
200 Calories (31g)
28%
4%
Complete nutrition for Hazelnut

Pistachio

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1 cup of pistachio contains 132mg of calcium, or about 13% for adults.
Calcium
132mg in
1 cup (123g)
37mg in
200 Calories (35g)
13%
4%
Complete nutrition for Pistachio

Walnut

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In 1 cup, walnut has 115mg of calcium, or about 11% for adults.
Calcium
115mg in
1 cup (117g)
30mg in
200 Calories (31g)
11%
3%
Complete nutrition for Walnut

Hemp Seeds

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1 cup of hemp seed contains 112mg of calcium, or about 11% for adults.
Calcium
112mg in
1 cup (160g)
25mg in
200 Calories (36g)
11%
3%
Complete nutrition for Hemp Seeds

Pecan

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In 1 cup, pecan has 76mg of calcium, or about 8% for adults.
Calcium
76mg in
1 cup (109g)
20mg in
200 Calories (29g)
8%
2%
Complete nutrition for Pecan

Macadamia Nut

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1 teaspoon of macadamia nut contains 1.9mg of calcium, or about 0% for adults.
Calcium
1.9mg in
1 teaspoon (2.75g)
19mg in
200 Calories (28g)
0%
2%
Complete nutrition for Macadamia Nut

Pumpkin Seeds

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In 1 cup, pumpkin seed has 35mg of calcium, or about 4% for adults.
Calcium
35mg in
1 cup (64g)
25mg in
200 Calories (45g)
4%
2%
Complete nutrition for Pumpkin Seeds

Cashews

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1 ounce of cashew contains 10mg of calcium, or about 1% for adults.
Calcium
10mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
13mg in
200 Calories (36g)
1%
1%
Complete nutrition for Cashews

Chestnut

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In 1 cup, chestnut has 41mg of calcium, or about 4% for adults.
Calcium
41mg in
1 cup (143g)
24mg in
200 Calories (82g)
4%
2%
Complete nutrition for Chestnut

Pine Nut (dried)

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1 cup of pine nut contains 22mg of calcium, or about 2% for adults.
Calcium
22mg in
1 cup (135g)
4.8mg in
200 Calories (30g)
2%
0%
Complete nutrition for Pine Nut

Coconut

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In 1 cup, coconut has 11mg of calcium, or about 1% for adults.
Calcium
11mg in
1 cup (80g)
7.9mg in
200 Calories (56g)
1%
1%
Complete nutrition for Coconut

Coconut Cream

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1 cup of coconut cream contains 26mg of calcium, or about 3% for adults.
Calcium
26mg in
1 cup (240g)
6.7mg in
200 Calories (61g)
3%
1%
Complete nutrition for Coconut Cream


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