Iron contributes to the normal function of the immune system.

make up a healthy handful (1 oz, 28.35 g).

Cashews are high in minerals such as iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese and copper. They are also a source of fiber, thiamin, pantothenic acid and minerals as potassium and selenium.

Vitamin k contributes to normal blood clotting and healthy bones.

Cashews May have 16% Less Calories than Previously Thought

New scientific findings showed that the energy content of cashews is 16% lower than what is typically stated on current food labels and databases in the United States, including the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard References. The study also makes a claim to correct this value in order to provide consumers with accurate energy information.

Nutritional Table

Nutrient Units Value per 100 g Value per 28 g, 1 oz (1 handful)
Water g 1,70 0,48
Energy kj 2402 681
Energy kcal 574 163
Total lipid (fat) g 46.35 13.14
Protein g 15.31 4.34
Carbohydrates g 32.69 9.27
Fiber g 3.0 0.9
Sugars g 5.01 1.42
Minerals
Calcium mg 45 13
Iron mg 6.00 1.70
Phosphorus mg 490 139
Potassium mg 565 160
Selenium µg 11.7 3.3
Manganese mg 0.826 0.234
Copper mg 2.220 0.629
Zinc mg 5.60 1.59
Sodium mg 16 5
Vitamins
Vitamin C mg 0.0 0.0
Thiamin mg 0.200 0.057
Niacin mg 1.400 0.397
Riboflavin mg 0.200 0.057
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.256 0.073
Pantothenic acid mg 1.217 0.345
Folic acid µg 0.0 0.0
Folate, total µg 69 20
Folate, DFE µg 69 20
Folate, food µg 69 20
Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00
Choline mg 61.0 17.3
Vitamin A, RAE µg 0.0 0.0
Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 0.00
Retinol µg 0.0 0.0
Carotene, alpha µg 0.0 0.0
Carotene, beta µg 0.0 0.0
Vitamin A, IU IU 0.0 0.0
Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0.0 0.0
Lycopene µg 0.0 0.0
Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 23 7
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 34.7 9.8
Vitamin D IU 0.0 0.0
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0
Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 0.00
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.92 0.26
Lipids