United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  12085, Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, without salt added
Food Group: Nut and Seed Products
Scientific Name:  Anacardium occidentale
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.3  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, halves and whole 137 g

tbsp 8.6 g

oz 28.35 g
Proximates Water g 1.70 2 -- 2.33 0.15 0.48
Proximates Energy kcal 574 -- -- 786 49 163
Proximates Energy kJ 2402 -- -- 3291 207 681
Proximates Protein g 15.31 2 -- 20.97 1.32 4.34
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 46.35 2 -- 63.50 3.99 13.14
Proximates Ash g 3.95 2 -- 5.41 0.34 1.12
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 32.69 -- -- 44.79 2.81 9.27
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 3.0 -- -- 4.1 0.3 0.9
Proximates Sugars, total g 5.01 -- -- 6.86 0.43 1.42
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 45 1 -- 62 4 13
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 6.00 1 -- 8.22 0.52 1.70
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 260 1 -- 356 22 74
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 490 1 -- 671 42 139
Minerals Potassium, K mg 565 2 -- 774 49 160
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 16 -- -- 22 1 5
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 5.60 1 -- 7.67 0.48 1.59
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 2.220 -- -- 3.041 0.191 0.629
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.826 -- -- 1.132 0.071 0.234
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 11.7 -- -- 16.0 1.0 3.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.200 1 -- 0.274 0.017 0.057
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.200 1 -- 0.274 0.017 0.057
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.400 1 -- 1.918 0.120 0.397
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 1.217 -- -- 1.667 0.105 0.345
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.256 -- -- 0.351 0.022 0.073
Vitamins Folate, total µg 69 -- -- 95 6 20
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 69 -- -- 95 6 20
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 69 -- -- 95 6 20
Vitamins Choline, total mg 61.0 -- -- 83.6 5.2 17.3
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 23 -- -- 32 2 7
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.92 -- -- 1.26 0.08 0.26
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 34.7 -- -- 47.5 3.0 9.8
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 9.157 -- -- 12.545 0.788 2.596
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.132 1 -- 0.181 0.011 0.037
Lipids 10:0 g 0.132 1 -- 0.181 0.011 0.037
Lipids 12:0 g 0.784 2 -- 1.074 0.067 0.222
Lipids 14:0 g 0.347 3 -- 0.475 0.030 0.098
Lipids 16:0 g 4.351 20 -- 5.961 0.374 1.234
Lipids 18:0 g 2.972 20 -- 4.072 0.256 0.843
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 27.317 -- -- 37.424 2.349 7.744
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.318 13 -- 0.436 0.027 0.090
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 26.808 21 -- 36.727 2.305 7.600
Lipids 20:1 g 0.139 4 -- 0.190 0.012 0.039
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 7.836 -- -- 10.735 0.674 2.222
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 7.660 22 -- 10.494 0.659 2.172
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.161 8 -- 0.221 0.014 0.046
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 158 -- -- 216 14 45
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.237 5 -- 0.325 0.020 0.067
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.592 10 -- 0.811 0.051 0.168
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.731 9 -- 1.001 0.063 0.207
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.285 10 -- 1.760 0.111 0.364
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.817 10 -- 1.119 0.070 0.232
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.274 10 -- 0.375 0.024 0.078
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.283 10 -- 0.388 0.024 0.080
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.791 10 -- 1.084 0.068 0.224
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.491 10 -- 0.673 0.042 0.139
Amino Acids Valine g 1.040 10 -- 1.425 0.089 0.295
Amino Acids Arginine g 1.741 10 -- 2.385 0.150 0.494
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.399 10 -- 0.547 0.034 0.113
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.702 10 -- 0.962 0.060 0.199
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 1.505 10 -- 2.062 0.129 0.427
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 3.624 10 -- 4.965 0.312 1.027
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.803 10 -- 1.100 0.069 0.228
Amino Acids Proline g 0.690 10 -- 0.945 0.059 0.196
Amino Acids Serine g 0.849 10 -- 1.163 0.073 0.241
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0