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List of Seeds And Nuts From the Protein Group

Maggie LaBarbera • RN, MBA • May 12, 2012
 

Nuts and seeds are also high in protein.  Many people do not realize that nuts and seeds are another great source of protein, healthy seeds and nut proteinshealthy oils like omega 3s, vitamin Bs and other essential minerals like magnesium, potassium, copper and iron.

Because these foods are packed with protein and high in healthy oils, you only need a handful to get a serving from the protein group.  Calories can add up quickly if you eat handfuls of nuts.  Teach children that one small handful is a perfect snack!

Note:  Almonds and cashews are actually seeds but most people think of them as nuts.  To keep in line with the USDA groupings, we have listed them under the Nuts section.

List of the nuts and seeds:


Nuts

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Nuts:

 
Almond
Australian Nut
Beech
Black Walnut
Blanched Almond
Brazil Nut
Butternut
Candle Nut
Candlenut
Cashew
Chestnuts
Chinese Almond
Chinese Chestnut
Chinkapin
Chufa Nut
Cobnut
Colocynth
Country Walnut
Cream Nut
Cucurbita Ficifolia
Earth Almond
Earth Nut
English Walnuts
Filbert
Florida Almond
Gevuina Avellana
Gingko Nut
Hazelnut
Heartnut
Hickory Nut
Horned Water Chestnut
Indian Beech
Indian Nut
Japanese Walnut
Java Almond
Jesuit Nut
Juniper Berry
Kluwak Nuts
Kola Nut
Macadamia
Malabar Chestnut
Mamoncillo
Maya Nut
Mongongo
Oak Acorns
Ogbono Nut
Para Nut
Paradise Nut
Pecan
Persian Walnuts
Pili Nut
Pine Nut
Pine Nut
Pinyon
Pistachio Nut
Pistacia
Polynesian Chestnut
Queensland Nut
Royal Walnuts
Rush Nut
Sapucaya Nut
Sapucia Nut
Shagbark Hickory
Sliced Almonds
Slivered Almond
Sweet Almond
Sweet Chestnut
Terminalia Catappa
Tiger Nut
Walnut
Water Caltrop
White Nut
White Walnut

Seeds

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Chia seeds
Flaxseed
Hemp seeds
Poppy seed
Pumpkin seeds
Sesame seed
Safflower
Sunflower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Written by Maggie LaBarberaWritten on May 12, 2012Last updated on Feb 20, 2014
 
 

 

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