Almonds have 828 calories per cup or 579 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat, carbohydrates and protein.
73% of calories in almonds are from fat, 14% of calories are from carbohydrates and 14% of calories are from protein.
About 14% the calories in almonds are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in almonds are mostly in the form of dietary fiber, sugar and starch (71%, 25% and 4%)
. An excellent high-fiber food, a single cup of almonds contains 72% of recommended daily values or 17.9 grams of dietary fiber.
- Dietary fiber: 17.9 g
- Sugar: 6.2 g
- Starch: 1 g
The majority, or 73% of the calories in Almonds are from fat. Almonds are high in total fat
, with 71.4 grams or 112% of recommended daily values per cup. Most of the fat in almonds are healthier unsaturated fats.
Almonds are cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in almonds.
- Total fat: 71.4 g
- Saturated fat: 5.4 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 45.1 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 17.6 g
A good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of almonds contain a total of 17.6 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in almonds come from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
Some other nuts or seeds with similar calories to almonds by weight: