Almond Prunus amygdalus | Prunus dulcis - Amygdalus communis - Amygdalus dulcis

The almond (Prunus amygdalus, syn. Prunus dulcis, Amygdalus communis, Amygdalus dulcis), is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree. Within the genus Prunus, it is classified with the peach in the subgenus Amygdalus, distinguished from the other subgenera by the corrugated shell (endocarp) surrounding the seed.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy: 2,408 kJ (576 kcal)
Almond Prunus amygdalus | Prunus dulcis - Amygdalus communis - Amygdalus dulcis
Carbohydrates: 21.7
- Starch: 0.74
- Sugars: 3.89
- Lactose: 0.0
- Dietary fiber: 12.2
Fat: 49.42
- saturated: 3.73
Protein: 21.22
Water: 4.7
Vitamin: A 1 IU
- beta-carotene: 1 μg (0%)
- lutein and zeaxanthin: 1 μg
Thiamine (vit. B1): 0.211 mg (18%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2): 1.014 mg (85%)
Niacin (vit. B3): 3.385 mg (23%)
Pantothenic acid (B5): 0.469 mg (9%)
Vitamin B6: 0.143 mg (11%)
Folate (vit. B9): 50 μg (13%)
Choline: 52.1 mg (11%)
Almond Prunus amygdalus | Prunus dulcis - Amygdalus communis - Amygdalus dulcis
Vitamin E: 26.2 mg (175%)
Vitamin K: 0.0 μg (0%)
Calcium: 264 mg (26%)
Iron: 3.72 mg (29%)
Magnesium: 268 mg (75%)
Manganese: 2.285 mg (109%)
Phosphorus: 484 mg (69%)
Potassium: 705 mg (15%)
Sodium: 1 mg (0%)
Zinc: 3.08 mg (32%)
Almond Prunus amygdalus | Prunus dulcis - Amygdalus communis - Amygdalus dulcis

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