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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.
Nutritional Value of Raw Almonds
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.
- 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.
- A standard serving of regular, unsugared almonds is 24 almonds, which has 164 calories.
Nutritional Value of Raw Almonds
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Diane Lynn began writing in 1998 as a guest columnist for the "Tallahassee Democrat." After losing 158 pounds, she wrote her own weight-loss curriculum and now teaches classes on diet and fitness. Lynn also writes for The Oz Blog and her own blog, Fit to the Finish. She has a Bachelor of Science in finance from Florida State University.