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How Good Is Your Nut

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Healthy fats should be part of everyone's diet. Nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids as well as other nutrients. They are easy to store and pack, but not all nuts are created equally. Check out the facts on these nuts.

Almonds

Almonds contain 163 calories for one ounce or approximately 23 nuts. They contain magnesium, calcium, vitamin B-6 and iron. The have 1.9 grams of fiber in a one ounce serving.

Cashews

Cashews contain 157 calories for one ounce. They contain magnesium, calcium, vitamin B-6 and iron. The have less than one gram of fiber in a one ounce serving.

Walnuts

Walnuts contain 185 calories for one ounce or approximately seven nuts (14 halves). They contain magnesium, calcium, vitamin B-6 and iron. The have 3.5 grams of fiber in a one ounce serving.

Pecans

Pecans contain 196 calories for one ounce or approximately 8 nuts (19 halves). They contain magnesium, calcium and iron. The have 2.7 grams of fiber in a one ounce serving.

Macadamias

Macadamias contain 203 calories for one ounce. They contain magnesium, calcium, copper, phosphorus, zinc and iron. The have two grams of fiber in a one ounce serving.

Just be careful on eating too many nuts. They are higher in calories than other snacks per serving size.

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