Hazelnut has 1465 calories per cup or 646 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.
81% 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. 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.
Hazelnut is cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat 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: