Cashews are rich in fiber, proteins as well as carbohydrates. However, these also contain a good amount of fat content and come with a good number of calories. Thus people who are trying to reduce weight must avoid the consuming these.
One fourth cup of raw cashews contains a total of 180 calories. It has a total fat content of 14 grams, protein content of 5 grams, carbohydrate content of 8 grams and dietary fiber content of 2 grams.
One fourth cup of raw whole cashews weighing around 28 grams contains a total of 160 calories. Out of these 160 calories 68% calories come from fat, 21% calories come from carbohydrates and the remaining 11% calories come from proteins. The total fat content in it is 13 grams consisting of 2.5 grams of saturated fat content, 2 grams of polyunsaturated fat content and 8 grams of monounsaturated fat content. The total carbohydrate content in an equal quantity of raw whole cashews is 9 grams and protein content in it is 5 grams.
Organic raw cashews are quite nutritious and also taste good. Various brands offer organic raw cashews and the number of calories in these vary to some extent. One fourth cup of organic raw cashews available at Tierra Farm contains 170 calories out of which 68% of the calories come from fat, 22% calories come from carbohydrates and 10% calories come from proteins. The total fat content in an equal serving of organic raw cashews is 14 grams, carbohydrate content in it is 10 grams and protein content is 5 grams.
Organic raw cashews available at 365 are also quite popular. One oz of organic raw cashews available here contains a total of 150 calories. Out of these 150 calories 68% of the calories come from fat, 20% of the calories come from carbohydrates and the remaining 12% calories come from proteins.