United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Statistics Report:  12087, Nuts, cashew nuts, raw a  b 
heading Nutrient Unit Value (100g) Data Points Std. Error Min Max df LB UB # Studies Source NDB Ref Last Modified
Proximates Water 1 g 5.20 2 -- 5.08 5.32 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Proximates Energy kcal 553 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2004
Proximates Energy kJ 2314 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2004
Proximates Protein 1 g 18.22 2 -- 17.46 18.97 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 43.85 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2004
Proximates Ash 1 g 2.54 2 -- 2.44 2.63 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 30.19 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2004
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 3.3 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 5.91 2 -- 5.64 6.19 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 5.81 2 -- 5.54 6.09 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.05 2 -- 0.05 0.05 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.05 2 -- 0.05 0.05 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 2 -- 0 0 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 2 -- 0 0 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Proximates Galactose g 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Proximates Starch 1 g 23.49 2 -- 22.47 24.52 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 37 2 -- 33 42 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 6.68 2 -- 6.24 7.11 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 292 2 -- 289 295 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 593 2 -- 565 621 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 660 2 -- 659 660 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 12 2 -- 10 15 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 5.78 2 -- 5.63 5.92 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 2.195 2 -- 2.12 2.27 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 1.655 2 -- 1.65 1.66 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 19.9 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 0.5 2 -- 0.5 0.5 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.423 2 -- 0.35 0.49 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.058 2 -- 0 0.12 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 1.062 2 -- 0.97 1.15 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.864 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.417 2 -- 0.36 0.47 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2002
Vitamins Folate, total µg 25 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 05/01/2002
Vitamins Folate, food µg 25 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 25 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2004
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 05/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 05/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 22 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.90 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta mg 0.03 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma mg 5.31 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta mg 0.36 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha mg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta mg 0.10 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma mg 0.20 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta mg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 34.1 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 7.783 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2014
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 8:0 g 0.015 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 10:0 g 0.015 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 12:0 g 0.015 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 14:0 g 0.015 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 15:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 16:0 g 3.916 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 17:0 g 0.046 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 18:0 g 3.223 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 20:0 g 0.266 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 22:0 g 0.173 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 24:0 g 0.101 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 23.797 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2014
Lipids 14:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 15:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.136 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 17:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 23.523 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 20:1 g 0.138 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 7.845 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2014
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 7.782 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.062 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 03/01/2004
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12086 05/01/2002
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 05/01/2002
Lipids Stigmasterol 4 mg 0 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 04/01/2013
Lipids Campesterol 4 mg 9 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 04/01/2013
Lipids Beta-sitosterol 4 mg 113 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 04/01/2013
Amino Acids Tryptophan 2, 3 g 0.287 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Threonine 2, 3 g 0.688 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Isoleucine 2, 3 g 0.789 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Leucine 2, 3 g 1.472 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Lysine 2, 3 g 0.928 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Methionine 2, 3 g 0.362 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Cystine 2, 3 g 0.393 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 2, 3 g 0.951 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Tyrosine 2, 3 g 0.508 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Valine 2, 3 g 1.094 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Arginine 2, 3 g 2.123 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Histidine 2, 3 g 0.456 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Alanine 2, 3 g 0.837 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 2, 3 g 1.795 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 2, 3 g 4.506 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Glycine 2, 3 g 0.937 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Proline 2, 3 g 0.812 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Amino Acids Serine 2, 3 g 1.079 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2002
Isoflavones Daidzein 6 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Genistein 6 mg 0.01 1 -- 0.01 0.01 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Glycitein 6 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 6 mg 0.01 1 -- 0.01 0.01 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.01 1 -- 0.01 0.01 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 5 mg 2.0 7 0.42 1.49 2.55 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --

Sources of Data

1International Nut Council Nutrient Content of Cashews , 1999    
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5c , 2001  Beltsville MD  
3Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5j , 2001  Beltsville MD  
4K.M. Phillips, D.M. Ruggio, M. Ashraf-Khorassani Phytosterol composition of nuts and seeds commonly consumed in the United States , 2005 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53   pp.9436-9445
5Gu, L., Kelm, M.A., Hammerstone, J.F., Beecher, G., Holden, J., Haytowitz, D., Gebhardt, S., and Prior, R.L. Concentrations of proanthocyanidins in common foods and estimations of normal consumption , 2004 J. Nutr. 134   pp.613-617
6Thompson, L. U., Boucher, B. A., Liu, Z., Cotterchio, M., and Kreiger, N.  Phytoestrogen content of foods consumed in Canada, including isoflavones, lignans, and coumestan. , 2006 Nutr. Cancer 54   pp.184-201

Footnotes
a  Raw cashews have been heat-treated to safely remove kernel from shell, but not further roasted.
b  Other phytosterols = 29 mg/100g; these include 2 mg campestanol, 14 mg delta-5-avenasterol, and 13 mg other minor sterols.