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Calories in Tree Nuts, Beechnuts
Kola Nut Information
Nutrition Facts

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Calories & Fat Content in Popular Tree Nuts

Our Nutrition Data Chart posted below lists some common and also uncommon nuts. We have included calories in seeds as well as unusual edible nuts, such as the acorn which can be used to make flour, or in the wild, as a coffee substitute. We have also included the coconut.

Almost all nuts exceed 150 calories per one ounce serving size. Exceptions include the Japanese and European chestnuts, acorns and the kola nut.

We have included the kola nut - a little known nut which holds many health benefits for the human body. More on this posted below.

Nuts & Protein

They make healthy alternatives to animal sources of protein. One ounce of Brazil nuts contains about 4 grams of protein. An ounce of cashews, about 6 grams.

Protein works in making the tummy feel full for longer periods of time, which is a very handy thing when one is dieting.

About the Kola Nut, Related Health Benefits

How is the Kola Nut used? Generally as a supplement to increase energy levels. It may also hold powers which increase overall health.

Where is the Kola Nut grown? African rainforests.

How does the Kola Nut taste & what about its size? It is a larger nut about the size of a small apricot. As to the flavor, it can be quite bitter.

It is available as a supplement, but does not come without potential risk of side effects. Supplements work to boost the central nervous system to deliver more energy and alertness.

It boosts metabolism if the product also contains caffeine.

The Kola Nut may also aid in digestion, increase circulation and may assist in halting growth of harmful bacteria.

Nutrition Facts for Nuts, One Ounce Serving

Nut Based on 1 Ounce Unless Noted

Calorie Content

Sesame Seeds-Dried - 1 Tablespoon

47

Pumpkin Seeds

154

Sunflower Seeds-Dried/Hulled

162

Almonds

176

Cashews

160

Brazil Nuts

190

Pine Nuts

191

Pistachio Nuts

164

Chestnuts, European

60

Chestnuts, Japanese

44

Acorns

110

Kola Nut

90

Coconut, one ounce of the meat

140

Coffee Beans

145

Peanuts-Dry Roasted

164

Mixed Nuts-Dry Roasted

169

Filberts, Hazelnuts

179

Black Walnuts

175

English Walnuts

182

Hickory Nuts

187

Pecans

189

Macadamia Nuts

199

Nutrition Facts: Beechnuts, dried state Units 100 Grams 1 Ounce
Energy, Caloric Values kcal 576 163
Protein g 6.20 1.76
Total lipid (fat) g 50.00 14.18
Carbohydrate, by difference g 33.50 9.50
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 1 0
Iron, Fe mg 2.46 0.70
Magnesium, Mg mg 0 0
Phosphorus, P mg 0 0
Potassium, K mg 1017 288
Sodium, Na mg 38 11
Zinc, Zn mg 0.36 0.10
Vitamins
Vitamin C mg 15.5 4.4
Thiamin mg 0.304 0.086
Riboflavin mg 0.371 0.105
Niacin mg 0.877 0.249
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.684 0.194
Folate, DFE mcg_DFE 113 32
Vitamin B-12 g 0.00 0.00
Vitamin A, RAE mcg_RAE 0 0
Vitamin A, IU IU 0 0
Lipids
Saturated Fat g 5.719 1.621
Monounsaturated Fat g 21.892 6.206
Polyunsaturated Fat g 20.089 5.695
Cholesterol mg 0 0

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