1. Health
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

Carbs, Fats, and Calories in Nuts and Seeds

Types of Fat, Omega Fats, Net Carbs, Fiber, and Calories


Updated July 06, 2014

Written or reviewed by a board-certified physician. See About.com's Medical Review Board.

Mixed Nuts In A Wooden Bowl
Design Pics / Michael Interisano/Stockbyte/Getty Images
This table shows data for one ounce of the nuts and seeds listed, including the grams of total carbohydrate, fiber, net carb and the different types of fats. To calculate the total polyunsaturated fat, add the omega-3 and omega-6 figures together. Note that if the nuts or seeds are roasted in oil, there will be more oil and calories than is shown.

Tip: For best quality, store nuts and seeds in the refrigerator or freezer so the oils won't go rancid. Nuts and seeds with high levels of polyunsaturated fats (omega-3 fats and omega-6 fats) go rancid more easily, as do nuts and seeds which are broken, chopped, or ground into meal.

For more information about each nutrient, see:

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21.

* Coconut - dried and unsweetened

Carbohydrates and Fats in Nuts and Seeds (1 Ounce)

CalTot. CarbFiberNet CarbSat. FatMono Fatω-3 Fatω-6 Fat
Brazil Nuts1843.
Chia Seeds13712.310.
Flax Seeds1508.17.6.512.16.31.7
Madadamia Nuts20142.41.63.416.50.06.36
Pine Nuts1883.712.
Pumpkin Seeds15151.13.92.440.515.8
Sesame Seeds1606.
Sunflower Seeds1645.
  1. About.com
  2. Health
  3. Low Carb Diets
  4. What You Can Eat
  5. Carb Counts
  6. Nuts and Seeds Nutrition (Calories, Fiber, Fat, Carbs)

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.