Hazelnut has 1465 calories per cup or 646 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.
81 percent of calories in hazelnut are from fat, 10% of calories are from carbohydrates and 9% of calories are from protein.
About 10% the calories in hazelnut are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in hazelnut are mostly in the form of dietary fiber, sugar and starch (61%, 32% and 7%). An excellent high-fiber food, a single cup of hazelnut contains 85% of recommended daily values or 21.3 grams of dietary fiber.
- Dietary fiber: 21.3 g
- Sugar: 11.1 g
- Starch: 2.5 g
The majority, or 81% of the calories in hazelnut are from fat. Hazelnut is high in total fat, with 141.5 grams or 221% of recommended daily values per cup. Hazelnut is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in hazelnut are healthier unsaturated fats but it also contains a high amount of saturated fat, about 60% of recommended daily values:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol in hazelnut.
- Total fat: 141.5 g
- Saturated fat: 10.2 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 105.7 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 19.2 g
Hazelnut is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.14 grams for every cup. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.14 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of hazelnut contains a total of 19.2 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in hazelnut comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- other omega 6: 0.14 g
- linoleic acid: 19.06 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in hazelnut is 137.1: 1.
Some other nuts or seeds with similar calories to hazelnut by weight: