Peanuts Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 627

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 52g %80

Saturated Fat 9g %43

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 320mg %21

Total Carbohydrate 15g %5

Dietary Fiber 9g %33

Total Sugars 4g

Protein 28g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 61.0mg %4

Iron 1.5mg %8

Potassium 726mg %19

Phosphorus 397.0mg %39

* 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 peanuts

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.8mg %1

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %7

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %7

Choline, total 55.3mg %10

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.2mg %24

Vitamin B6 0.5mg %35

Vitamin E 6.9mg %46

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 13.8mg %86

Minerals in peanuts

Calcium 61.0mg %5

Selenium 3.3µg %6

Iron 1.5mg %8

Potassium 726.0mg %19

Sodium 320.0mg %21

Zinc 3.3mg %23

Phosphorus 397.0mg %40

Magnesium 176.0mg %42

Copper 0.5mg %59

Manganese 1.8mg %80

Amino Acids in peanuts

Methionine 0.3g %37

Lysine 0.9g %42

Threonine 0.6g %54

Valine 1.1g %59

Leucine 1.8g %62

Isoleucine 1.0g %65

Tryptophan 0.2g %77

Histidine 0.7g %87

Tyrosine 1.0g %107

Cystine 0.4g %122

Phenylalanine 1.4g %152

Fatty Acids in peanuts

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

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 peanuts is 60.0/100 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.

Peanuts has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 34
Threonine 23 22
Valine 39 41
Leucine 59 65
Isoleucine 30 35
Tryptophan 6 8
Histidine 15 23
Met+Cys 22 24
Phe+Tyr 30 87

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 peanuts is 1.8 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 peanuts is 6.0 which makes it a high energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in peanuts as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for peanuts is 17/100 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 peanuts

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 6.15 <12
Potassium:Sodium 2.27 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.35 <2
Iron:Copper 2.81 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.15 >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 52%

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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.

18% of insulinogenic calories