Candlenut has a high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Thiamin.

It contains a low amount of carbohydrates, making it suitable for some of the low-carb diets. With 7.8 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also very high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 34, for Candlenut, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat94%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Thiamin
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Vitamin K0 mcg
Thiamin4.2 mg280%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.3 mg6.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium0 mg
Iron0 mg
Magnesium410 mg102.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus1060 mg106%Top 10%Very High
Potassium876 mg25%Top 10%Very High
Sodium14 mg0.6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc2.7 mg18%Top 10%Very High
Copper6.9 mg345%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0 mcg
Fluoride0 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate0 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein7.8 g15.6%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water24.4 g
Ash0 g
Caffeine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 473 Calories from Fat 449

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 49.9 g 76.8%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 14 mg 0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 7.8 g 15.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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