Macadamia nut has 948 calories per cup or 718 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.
89% of calories in macadamia nut are from fat, 7% of calories are from carbohydrates and 4% of calories are from protein.
A small portion, or 7% the calories in macadamia nut are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in macadamia nut are mostly in the form of dietary fiber, sugar and starch (61%, 31% and 8%)
. An excellent high-fiber food, a single cup of macadamia nut contains 42% of recommended daily values or 10.6 grams of dietary fiber.
- Dietary fiber: 10.6 g
- Sugar: 5.5 g
- Starch: 1.4 g
The majority, or 89% of the calories in Macadamia Nut are from fat. Macadamia nut is high in total fat
, with 100.4 grams or 157% of recommended daily values per cup. Most of the fat in macadamia nut are healthier unsaturated fats but it also contains a high amount of saturated fat
, about 90% of recommended daily values.
Macadamia nut is cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in macadamia nut.
- Total fat: 100.4 g
- Saturated fat: 15.8 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 78.2 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 2 g
Macadamia nut is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.26 grams for every cup. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.26 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of macadamia nut contains a total of 4.3 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in macadamia nut comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- other omega 6: 2.57 g
- linoleic acid: 1.72 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in macadamia nut is 16.5: 1.
Some other nuts or seeds with similar calories to macadamia nut by weight: