Calories in Cashew Nuts,
Cashew Nut Nutrition

How many calories in Cashew Nuts? See below, the Cashew Nut calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Cashew Nut nutrition facts and the health benefits of Cashew Nuts to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Three quarters of the fat in the Cashew Nut is good fat, a mix of mono and polyunsaturated fat, with about one fifth being saturated fat.  Cashew Nuts are an excellent source of vitamins B6, B1 (thiamin), iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. As with all seeds and nuts the Cashew does contain carbohydrates, but also contains no cholesterol. Cashews are also a good source of fiber, although not as high as Almonds. The nutrients of the Cashew Nut are all provided in a table at the bottom of this page.

As Cashew Nuts are high in good fats, phytochemicals and antioxidants, they protect against cardiovascular / heart diseases. Other Cashew Nut benefits include promoting healthy bone growth. If you have either kidney or gallbladder problems, you should not eat Cashews due to the presence of oxalates, which can crystallize and cause health issues.

It is considered that if you eat a portion of nuts about twice a week, it was reported in the respected medical journal, "Obesity", that you are less likely to gain weight than those who do not eat nuts.

See our nuts calories comparison chart to compare the calories in Cashews with the other calories in nuts.

All our calorie information is sourced from the US Department of Agriculture.

Cashew Nut Calories

Nuts, cashew nuts, raw  *

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Scientific Name: Anacardium occidentale

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams553 kcal (2314 kJ)
1 oz, 28.35 grams157 kcal (656 kJ)

Footnotes:
* Raw cashews have been heat-treated to safely remove kernel from shell, but not further roasted.

Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, with salt added

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Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams574 kcal (2402 kJ)
1 cup, halves and whole, 137 grams786 kcal (3291 kJ)
1 oz, 28.35 grams163 kcal (681 kJ)

Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, without salt added

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Scientific Name: Anacardium occidentale

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams574 kcal (2402 kJ)
1 cup, halves and whole, 137 grams786 kcal (3291 kJ)
1 tbsp, 8.6 grams49 kcal (207 kJ)
1 oz, 28.35 grams163 kcal (681 kJ)

Calories in cashew nuts, oil roasted, with salt added

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Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams581 kcal (2431 kJ)
1 cup, whole, 129 grams749 kcal (3136 kJ)
1 cup, halves and pieces, 129 grams749 kcal (3136 kJ)
1 oz (18 kernels), 28.35 grams165 kcal (689 kJ)

Calories in cashew nuts, oil roasted, without salt added

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Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams580 kcal (2426 kJ)
1 cup, whole, 129 grams748 kcal (3130 kJ)
1 cup, halves and pieces, 129 grams748 kcal (3130 kJ)
1 oz (18 kernels), 28.35 grams164 kcal (688 kJ)

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Cashew Nut Nutrition

Cashew Nut nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Scientific Name: Anacardium occidentale
Proximates:
Cashew Nut NutrientsCashew Nut, rawCashew Nut,
dry roasted,
with salt
Water5.2 g1.7 g
Energy2314 kJ (553 kcal)2402 kJ (574 kcal)
Protein18.22 g15.31 g
Carbohydrates30.19 g32.69 g
TOTAL FAT:43.85 g46.35 g
Saturated Fat:7.783 g9.157 g
Monounsaturated Fat:23.797 g27.317 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:7.845 g7.836 g
Fiber3.3 g3 g
Sugars, total5.91 g5.01
Starch23.49 g-
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca37 mg (3.7%)45 mg (4.5%)
Iron, Fe6.68 mg (37%)6 mg (33%)
Magnesium, Mg292 mg (73%)260 mg (65%)
Phosphorus, P593 mg (59%)490 mg (49%)
Potassium, K660 mg (14%)565 mg (12%)
Sodium, Na12 mg (0.5%)640 mg (27%)
Zinc, Zn5.78 mg (39%)5.6 mg (37%)
Copper, Cu2.195 mg (110%)2.22 mg (111%)
Manganese, Mn1.655 mg (83%)0.826 mg (41%)
Selenium, Se19.9 mcg (28%)11.7 mcg (17%)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C0.5 mg (0.83%)0 mg (0%)
Thiamin (Vit. B1)0.423 mg (28%)0.2 mg (13%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.058 mg (3.41%)0.2 mg (12%)
Niacin (Vit. B3)1.062 mg (5.31%)1.4 mg (7%)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.864 mg (8.64%)1.217 mg (12%)
Vitamin B60.417 mg (21%)0.256 mg (13%)
Folate (Vit. B9)25 mcg (6.25%)69 mcg (17%)
Vitamin A0 iu (0%)0 iu (0%)
Vitamin E0.9 mg (7.5%)0.92 mg (7.67%)
Vitamin K34.1 mcg (43%)34.7 mcg (43%)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended
Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference



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