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Jordan almonds, also called sugared almonds, take four days to process due to the hand intensive manufacturing methods. Available in a wide range of colors, Jordan almonds may be appropriate as an occasional treat.
Calories and Nutrients
There are 180 calories in 15 Jordan almonds. At 12 calories an almond, eating 50 almonds equates to consuming 600 calories. Additionally, 50 almonds have 93.3 g of sugar, 20 g of fat, 16 mg of sodium and about 6 g of protein.
Although high in fat, Jordan almonds contain no saturated or trans fat 1. Saturated and trans fats are known to raise cholesterol levels.
If you follow an average 2,000 calorie-per-day diet, the 600 calories from 50 Jordan almonds make up a substantial part of your daily calorie allotment. Eat fewer almonds to reduce the caloric impact, or consider eating plain almonds instead. A standard serving of regular, unsugared almonds is 24 almonds, which has 164 calories.
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