Nutritional info

Hazelnuts are rich in protein, complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, iron, calcium and vitamin E. They are very low in sodium and sugar. Hazelnuts, like other tree nuts, contain no cholesterol. Over 80% of the total fat in hazelnuts is mono-unsaturated. The following charts are based on the composition of Whole, Natural Hazelnuts, 100 Grams Edible Portion.†

Proximate Grams
Energy, Kcal 587
Water 5.8
Protein 16.1
Total Fat 54.5
Saturated 3.7
Mono-unsaturated 44.8
Polyunsaturated 6.0
Cholesterol 0
Dietary Fiber 13.7
Soluble 0.5
Insoluble 13.2
Total Carbohydrate 17.5
Complex 14.2
Sugars 3.3
Micro-nutrient Milligrams
Calcium 141.0
Iron 4.3
Sodium 2.1
Potassium 593.0
Magnesium 166.0
Phosphorus 301.0
Zinc 2.0
Copper 1.3
Thiamine 0.59
Riboflavin 0.21
Niacin 1.15
Vitamin B6 0.59
Vitamin E 20.0
Vitamin C 1.0
Amino Acids Grams
Tryptophan* 0.19
Threonine* 0.56
Valine* 0.68
Methionine* 0.23
Isoleucine* 0.53
Leucine* 1.20
Phenylalanine* 0.69
Histidine* 0.44
Lysine* 0.48
Arginine 2.54
Aspartic Acid 1.80
Serine 0.82
Glutamic Acid 4.15
Proline 0.62
Glycine 0.83
Alanine 0.76
Cystine 0.29
Tyrosine 0.47

* Essential Amino Acids

† References:
USDA, Agricultural Handbook, Dietary Fiber of Selected Foods, HNIS, 1988
USDA, Agricultural Handbook, Sugar Content of Selected Foods, HNIS, 1987
USDA, Agricultural Handbook #8-12, Composition of Foods: Nut and Seed Products, 1984

Disclaimer: The range of values obtained through various private and government investigators are true and accurate to the best knowledge. Variations may occur due to crop differences year to year. Analysis and ranges of values obtained by various private and government sources may vary from actual data obtained from current and future crop years.

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