What is the protein content in some common consumed nuts & seeds?

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  1. Ricebowl Food Expert
    February 28, 2020 at 9:53 am

    Table 1. Protein Content of Seeds and Nuts Categories per 100g

    Category Types Unroasted (g) Roasted (g) Source
    Seeds Pumpkin Seeds 30.23 29.84 (Dar et al., 2017)(USDA)
    Chia Seeds 21.81 20.38 (Gahfoor et al., 2018)
    Sunflower Seeds 20.78 19.33 (Hamed et al., 2012)(USDA)
    Flax Seeds 19.85 19.46 (Shinde et al., 2019)
    Sesame Seeds 17.73 16.96 (USDA)
    Nuts Peanuts 25.80 23.60 (Bullo´ et al., 2015)
    Almond (Sliced) 21.15 20.96 (Bullo´ et al., 2015)
    Pistachios 20.27 20.95 (Bullo´ et al., 2015)
    Cashew nuts 18.22 16.84 (USDA)

     

     

    Chart 1. Protein Content of Unroasted and Roasted Seeds per 100g

     

     

    Chart 2. Protein Content of Unroasted and Roasted Nuts per 100g

     

     

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