Almond butter facts for kids
Almond butter is a type of nut butter. It is made by grinding almonds (either raw or roasted) until the fat separates enough. It can either have a crunchy or creamy texture. It might be a good alternative to peanut butter for those who have a peanut allergy or those who avoid legumes.
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||2,648 kJ (633 kcal)|
|- Dietary fiber||3.7 g|
|- saturated||5.6 g|
|- monounsaturated||38.3 g|
|- polyunsaturated||12.4 g|
|Zinc||3 mg (30%)|
|Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient database
Almond butter is high in monounsaturated fats, calcium, potassium, iron and manganese. It is thought to be a good source of riboflavin, phosphorus, and copper, and a good source of vitamin E, magnesium, and fiber. Almond butter also has dietary protein.
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