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Nutritional Profile of Cashews (Lightly Salted) - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 41 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Cashews (Lightly Salted).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks quite high (Top 100) for two nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks well (Top 250) for eight additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Nuts and Seeds) shows that it ranks first-class (Top 10) for two nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for nine additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Cashews (Lightly Salted)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Cashews (Lightly Salted)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Cashews (Lightly Salted)

31.6%
47.7%
14.8%
1.6%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Cashews (Lightly Salted)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Cashews (Lightly Salted)

9.3%
27.6%
8.8%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Cashews (Lightly Salted)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Cashews (Lightly Salted)

In food category: Nuts and Seeds

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
31.6 g
9 g
54
786
Fiber, total dietary
2.9 g
822.1 mg
65
221
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
4.8 g
1.4 g
40
1192
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
27.6 g
7.8 g
40
136
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
8.8 g
2.5 g
91
294
Fatty Acids, total saturated
9.3 g
2.6 g
28
339
Total Lipid (Fat)
47.7 g
13.5 g
76
163
Saturated Fats (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Capric Acid (10:0)
127 mg
36 mg
16
405
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
127 mg
36 mg
16
278
Lauric Acid (12:0)
757 mg
214.6 mg
16
243
Myristic Acid (14:0)
335 mg
95 mg
20
815
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
4.5 g
1.3 g
41
506
Stearic Acid (18:0)
3 g
839.1 mg
14
326
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
27.1 g
7.7 g
39
125
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
318 mg
90.2 mg
12
665
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
146 mg
41.4 mg
44
328
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
8.5 g
2.4 g
86
275
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
307 mg
87 mg
45
649
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
14.8 g
4.2 g
78
472
Water-soluble Vitamins (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
67 µg
19 µg
49
388
Folate, food
67 µg
19 µg
48
222
Folate, total
67 µg
19 µg
49
316
Niacin
1.4 mg
382.7 µg
110
1441
Riboflavin
193 µg
54.7 µg
68
618
Thiamin
193 µg
54.7 µg
84
691
Vitamin B6
247 µg
70 µg
94
734
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
1.2 mg
351.5 µg
79
519
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
22 µg
6.2 µg
21
1012
Phylloquinone
37 µg
10.5 µg
3
566
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
44 mg
12.5 mg
80
503
Copper, Cu
2.1 mg
606.7 µg
10
65
Iron, Fe
5.8 mg
1.6 mg
28
371
Magnesium, Mg
251 mg
71.2 mg
43
93
Phosphorus, P
473 mg
134.1 mg
45
205
Potassium, K
545 mg
154.5 mg
86
356
Selenium, Se
11.3 µg
3.2 µg
41
578
Sodium, Na
208 mg
59 mg
54
941
Zinc, Zn
5.4 mg
1.5 mg
24
375
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
58.9 mg
16.7 mg
17
570
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
1.6 g
464.9 mg
123
2642
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
580 kcal
164.4 kcal
54
113
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of cashews (lightly salted) with 41 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Cashews (Lightly Salted)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Nut1.5 g0.1 oz
1 Package50.0 g1.8 oz
1 Cup130.0 g4.6 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of cashews (lightly salted)

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Nutrients
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Figure 5. One similar nuts and seeds.

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