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Cashew nuts


Description

Cashew nuts is a food in the "Nuts and Seeds" category and it is high in fats. It is a food with a high energy density: 100g provide about 27% of the recommended daily energy intake. Cashew nuts as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Cashew nuts is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is potassium and in 100g it contains enough selenium to provide 361% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is niacin and in 100g it contains enough thiamin to provide 35% of the daily requirement.

Glycemic Index: 25/100 (low)

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Nutrition Facts (100g)

RDA
Energy 553 kcal
2313 kJ
28%
Water 5.2 g
5 ml
0%
Protein 18.2 g 36%
Carbohydrate 30.2 g 11%
Sugars 5.91 g 12%
Starch 23.5 g
Fiber 3.3 g 12%
Fat 43.8 g 56%
Saturated 2 7.78 g (of recommended max) 39%
Monounsatured 23.8 g 60%
Polyunsatured 7.84 g 39%

2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended

Minerals

Calcium (Ca) 37 mg 3%
Iron (Fe) 7 mg 39%
Magnesium (Mg) 292 mg 70%
Phosphorus (P) 593 mg 47%
Potassium (K) 660 mg 14%
Sodium (Na) 12 mg 1%
Zinc (Zn) 5.78 mg 53%
Copper (Cu) 2.2 mg 244%
Manganese (Mn) 1.66 mg 72%
Selenium (Se) 0.199 mg 362%

Vitamins

Thiamin (B1) 0.423 mg 35%
Riboflavin (B2) 0.058 mg 4%
Niacin (B3) 1.06 mg 7%
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.864 mg 17%
Pyridoxine (B6) 0.417 mg 25%
Folate (B9) 0.025 mg 6%
Ascorbic acid (C) 0.5 mg 1%
Vitamin K 0.0341 mg 28%
Vitamin E 0.9 mg 6%

Data analysis

Macronutrients relative proportion

This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Cashew nuts is high in fats.

Carbohydrates: 32.8%
Fats: 47.5%
Proteins: 19.7%

Vitamins relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Niacin. Niacin is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Niacin (B3) helps maintain healthy skin and nerves and it helps lower cholesterol levels.

This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Minerals relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium. Potassium is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.

This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Food
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Macronutrients Carbohydrate Fat Protein Water Fiber
Vitamins Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Pyridoxine (B6) Folate (B9) Cobalamine (B12) Ascorbic Acid (C) Vitamin A Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin D
Minerals Calcium (Ca) Iron (Fe) Magnesium (Mg) Phosphorus (P) Potassium (K) Sodium (Na) Zinc (Zn) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Iodine (I) Selenium (Se) Fluoride (F)
Amino acids Arginine Histidine Lysine Aspartic Acid Glutamic Acid Serine Threonine Asparagine Glutamine Cysteine Selenocysteine Glycine Proline Alanine Isoleucine Leucine Methionine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine