Brazil Nuts Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 693

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 67g %103

Saturated Fat 16g %80

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 3mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 12g %4

Dietary Fiber 8g %26

Total Sugars 2g

Protein 14g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 160.0mg %12

Iron 2.4mg %13

Potassium 659mg %17

Phosphorus 725.0mg %72

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in brazil nuts

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin C 0.7mg %1

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.3mg %2

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.0mg %3

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.2mg %4

Choline, total 28.8mg %5

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %8

Vitamin E 5.7mg %38

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.6mg %51

Minerals in brazil nuts

Sodium 3.0mg %0

Calcium 160.0mg %12

Iron 2.4mg %14

Potassium 659.0mg %17

Zinc 4.1mg %29

Manganese 1.2mg %53

Phosphorus 725.0mg %73

Magnesium 376.0mg %90

Copper 1.7mg %194

Selenium 1917.0µg %3485

Amino Acids in brazil nuts

Lysine 0.5g %22

Threonine 0.4g %32

Isoleucine 0.5g %35

Valine 0.8g %39

Leucine 1.2g %41

Tyrosine 0.4g %44

Tryptophan 0.1g %45

Histidine 0.4g %55

Phenylalanine 0.6g %68

Cystine 0.3g %100

Methionine 1.1g %144

Fatty Acids in brazil nuts

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.02g %1

ALA 0.02g %2

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of brazil nuts is 66.7/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Brazil Nuts has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 35
Threonine 23 26
Isoleucine 30 37
Valine 39 54
Leucine 59 85
Tryptophan 6 10
Histidine 15 29
Met+Cys 22 102
Phe+Tyr 30 75

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in brazil nuts is 0.8 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of brazil nuts is 6.6 which makes it a high energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in brazil nuts as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for brazil nuts is 28/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for brazil nuts

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 1353.50 <4
Zinc:Copper 2.33 <12
Potassium:Sodium 219.67 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.43 <2
Iron:Copper 1.38 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.22 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 43%

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This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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