Almonds are a great source of nutrition. You may have these in both roasted as well as raw form. Almonds are also added to various dishes in order to enhance their taste and add nutrition to them. However, the calorie content in various forms of almonds differs from each other. The calorie content also varies based on the quantity.
One cup of ground raw almonds contains around 549 calories. Out of which 433 calories come from fat. The total fat content in a cup of ground almonds is 48.1 grams out of which 3.7 grams are saturated fat, 11.6 grams are polyunsaturated fat and 30.5 grams is monounsaturated fat. Consuming almonds does not impact the cholesterol level in the human body. The Carbohydrate content in one cup of ground almonds is 18.8 grams, Dietary Fiber is 11.2 grams and Protein content is 20.2 grams. Almonds also offer various essential minerals. The sodium content in one cup of Almonds is 0.95 mg, potassium is 691.6 mg, iron, calcium, magnesium, copper and zinc is also present in good amounts in this food item.
One cup of raw sliced blanched almonds contains 606.9 calories out of which 478.5 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal quantity of sliced blanched almonds is 53.2 grams out of which 4.1 grams are saturated fat, 12.8 grams are polyunsaturated fat and 33.8 grams are monounsaturated fat. The sodium and potassium content in one cup of sliced blanched almonds is 1 mg and 764.4 mg respectively. It contains 20.7 grams of Carbohydrates, 12.4 grams of Dietary Fiber and 22.3 grams of proteins. It is also considered a rich source of iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper and B vitamins.
Many people prefer consuming roasted almonds as these are more delicious. One cup of roasted whole almonds which weighs around 139 grams contains 825 calories.