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61 Nuts and Seeds Highest in Protein

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50g Protein = 100% DV
  1. Hemp Seeds
    (Seeds Hemp Seed Hulled)
    9g (18% DV) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  2. Dried Pumpkin And Squash Seeds
    (Seeds Pumpkin And Squash Seed Kernels Dried)
    8.6g (17% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  3. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Unsalted)
    (Seeds Pumpkin And Squash Seed Kernels Roasted Without Salt)
    8.5g (17% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  4. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Salted)
    (Seeds Pumpkin And Squash Seed Kernels Roasted With Salt Added)
    8.5g (17% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Butternuts (Dried)
    (Nuts Butternuts Dried)
    7.1g (14% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. Dry Roasted Peanuts
    (Peanuts All Types Dry-Roasted Without Salt)
    6.9g (14% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  7. Black Walnuts (Dried)
    (Nuts Walnuts Black Dried)
    6.8g (14% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  8. Almonds
    (Nuts Almonds)
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (23 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  9. Dry Roasted Almonds
    (Nuts Almonds Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (22 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Dry Roasted Pistachio Nuts
    (Nuts Pistachio Nuts Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  11. Dried Sunflower Seeds
    (Seeds Sunflower Seed Kernels Dried)
    5.8g (12% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  12. Pistachio Nuts
    (Nuts Pistachio Nuts Raw)
    5.7g (11% DV) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  13. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds
    (Seeds Sunflower Seed Kernels Dry Roasted Without Salt)
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Dry-Roasted Mixed Nuts (Salted)
    (Nuts Mixed Nuts Dry Roasted With Peanuts Without Salt Added)
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds (With Salt)
    (Seeds Sunflower Seed Kernels From Shell Dry Roasted With Salt Added)
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  16. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (With Shells)
    (Seeds Pumpkin And Squash Seeds Whole Roasted Without Salt)
    5.3g (11% DV) in 1 oz (85 seeds)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  17. Cashews (Raw)
    (Nuts Cashew Nuts Raw)
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Flax Seeds
    (Seeds Flaxseed)
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Raw Sesame Butter (Tahini)
    (Seeds Sesame Butter Tahini From Raw And Stone Ground Kernels)
    5.1g (10% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  20. Cashew Butter
    (Nuts Cashew Butter Plain Without Salt Added)
    5g (10% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Oil Roasted Cashews
    (Nuts Cashew Nuts Oil Roasted Without Salt Added)
    4.8g (10% DV) in 1 oz (18 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  22. Sesame Seeds (Toasted)
    (Seeds Sesame Seeds Whole Roasted And Toasted)
    4.8g (10% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Chia Seeds
    (Seeds Chia Seeds Dried)
    4.7g (9% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  24. Safflower Seeds
    (Seeds Safflower Seed Kernels Dried)
    4.6g (9% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  25. Coconut Milk
    (Nuts Coconut Milk Canned (Liquid Expressed From Grated Meat And Water))
    4.6g (9% DV) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  26. Dried Lotus Seeds
    (Seeds Lotus Seeds Dried)
    4.4g (9% DV) in 1 oz (42 medium seeds)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  27. Dry-Roasted Cashews
    (Nuts Cashew Nuts Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  28. Dry Roasted Hazelnuts
    (Nuts Hazelnuts Or Filberts Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Walnuts
    (Nuts Walnuts English)
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz (14 halves)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  30. Hazelnuts
    (Nuts Hazelnuts Or Filberts)
    4.2g (8% DV) in 1 oz (21 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Brazilnuts
    (Nuts Brazilnuts Dried Unblanched)
    4.1g (8% DV) in 1 oz (6 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Pine Nuts (Dried)
    (Nuts Pine Nuts Dried)
    3.9g (8% DV) in 1 oz (167 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Dried Hickorynuts
    (Nuts Hickorynuts Dried)
    3.6g (7% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  34. Almond Butter
    (Nuts Almond Butter Plain Without Salt Added)
    3.4g (7% DV) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  35. Dried Pine Nuts
    (Nuts Pine Nuts Pinyon Dried)
    3.3g (7% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  36. Dried Pilinuts
    (Nuts Pilinuts Dried)
    3.1g (6% DV) in 1 oz (15 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  37. Dried Ginkgo Nuts
    (Nuts Ginkgo Nuts Dried)
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  38. Shredded Coconut Meat
    (Nuts Coconut Meat Dried (Desiccated) Sweetened Shredded)
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 cup, shredded
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  39. Dry Roasted Pecans
    (Nuts Pecans Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  40. Roasted Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts European Roasted)
    2.7g (5% DV) in 10 kernels
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Almond Paste
    (Nuts Almond Paste)
    2.6g (5% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  42. Pecans
    (Nuts Pecans)
    2.6g (5% DV) in 1 oz (19 halves)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Sesame Butter (Tahini)
    (Seeds Sesame Butter Tahini From Roasted And Toasted Kernels (Most Common Type))
    2.6g (5% DV) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  44. Acorns (Dried)
    (Nuts Acorns Dried)
    2.3g (5% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  45. Macadamia Nuts
    (Nuts Macadamia Nuts Raw)
    2.2g (4% DV) in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  46. Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts
    (Nuts Macadamia Nuts Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    2.2g (4% DV) in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  47. Dried Coconut (Unsweetened)
    (Nuts Coconut Meat Dried (Desiccated) Not Sweetened)
    2g (4% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  48. Dried Chinese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Chinese Dried)
    1.9g (4% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  49. Dried Beechnuts
    (Nuts Beechnuts Dried)
    1.8g (4% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  50. Coconut Water
    (Nuts Coconut Water (Liquid From Coconuts))
    1.7g (3% DV) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  51. Dried Coconut
    (Nuts Coconut Meat Dried (Desiccated) Toasted)
    1.5g (3% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Breadfruit Nuts (Seeds)
    (Seeds Breadfruit Seeds Boiled)
    1.5g (3% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Dried Japanese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Japanese Dried)
    1.5g (3% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. Roasted Chinese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Chinese Roasted)
    1.3g (3% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  55. Ginko Nuts
    (Nuts Ginkgo Nuts Raw)
    1.2g (2% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Lotus Seeds
    (Seeds Lotus Seeds Raw)
    1.2g (2% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  57. Chinese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Chinese Raw)
    1.2g (2% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  58. Boiled Chinese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Chinese Boiled And Steamed)
    0.8g (2% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  59. Boiled Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts European Boiled And Steamed)
    0.6g (1% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  60. Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts European Raw Peeled)
    0.5g (1% DV) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  61. Boiled Japanese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Japanese Boiled And Steamed)
    0.2g in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
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