The calorie counts for almonds and walnuts are pretty similar and both have the better unsaturated (mono- and polyunsaturated) fats. Almonds, however, are higher in Dietary Fiber, Magnesium and antioxidant Vitamin E, than walnuts.
Nutrition information based on 1oz (28g) serving.
- Scientific evidence suggests but does not prove that eating 1.5 oz per day of most nuts, such as Almonds or Pistachios, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. See nutrition information for fat content.
- Blue Diamond Almonds Lightly Salted Low Sodium Almonds.
- USDA Food Data Central for English Walnuts NDB 12155.
More Reasons to Choose Almonds
Almonds are a heart healthy1 superfood4 and make a great daily snack. Our Nonpareil supreme almonds are rich in Vitamin E and Biotin and a good source of Magnesium, which are important nutrients for maintaining beauty from the inside out.
One serving of almonds contains more than 50% of the Daily Value for the antioxidant Vitamin E. D-alpha-tocopherol, the form of Vitamin E in almonds, is more potent than the synthetic form of Vitamin E found in some dietary supplements5.
One serving of almonds is a good source of Magnesium which the body needs for bones and muscle function.
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- 1 oz of almonds has 6g plant protein per serving and are an excellent source of antioxidant Vitamin E and a good source of Magnesium.