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Barney Almond Butter, Crunchy, 10 oz jar
Almond butter

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.

Nutrition

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Almond butter, plain,
without salt added
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 2,648 kJ (633 kcal)
Carbohydrates 21 g
- Dietary fiber 3.7 g
Fat 59 g
- saturated 5.6 g
- monounsaturated 38.3 g
- polyunsaturated 12.4 g
Protein 15 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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