Nuts used to have a bad reputation and were said to be too fat and high in calories for a healthy diet. But this has now changed. Nuts are now considered an important part of a healthy diet, partly because of their high protein content. In this blog post you can find out what proteins actually are, which nuts contain a lot of protein and which ones contain less.
Proteins are indispensable for our bodies because they are necessary for many functions. These include the cell structure of hair, skin and nails, the immune system, the formation of enzymes and hormones, the transport of oxygen and fat and the formation of antibodies. So, as you can see, the body really needs proteins.
Proteins can be found in plant, but also in animal foods. Plant-based proteins, such as legumes, grains, fruits, vegetables and, of course, nuts, have the advantage that they also contain micronutrients such as vitamins and trace elements.
Why are nuts so healthy?
Nuts are excellent sources of nutrients – they not only provide us with healthy fats, but also with a wealth of vitamins, minerals and trace elements. They should therefore not be missing in any nutritional plan.
Thus, they not only ensure excellent brain performance, but also contribute to a healthy cardiovascular system and a strong immune system.
How many proteins are contained in nuts?
As we have now learned, nuts contain important vegan proteins. Since every nut is different, the amount of protein in nuts varies.
Nuts are a healthy vegan protein source. Peanuts and almonds in particular contain a particularly high proportion of protein. The peanut even contains almost 30g of protein per 100g. The two nuts are therefore excellent vegetable protein sources that you can easily integrate into your diet. Use them as a topping for your Verival Porridge, for example.
Protein per 100g
The cashew as a vegan protein source
Cashews, as a true superfood, are an excellent vegan protein source and are ideal for sports enthusiasts. Cashews contain 21 g of protein per 100 g and are therefore an indispensable part of a healthy and nutritious diet. The amino acids contained in them not only help to build and maintain muscles, but also fulfil other vital tasks. For example, they are essential building blocks for building and renewing cells and tissue.
Peanuts are a popular vegan source of protein, especially for people on a predominantly vegan diet – that is because with a protein content of 24% it even surpasses the one or other animal source and is therefore ideal for supporting muscle building.
The hazelnut and its proteins
Hazelnuts have a protein content of 16.3 g per 100 g. This is especially interesting for a vegan and vegetarian diet. How well the protein is absorbed or utilised can be measured by its biological value. The higher the value, the better. The hazelnut has a value of 50, oat flakes in comparison a value of 64.
Whether brown, blanched, roasted, as splinters, flakes or as a whole. With their sweetishly mild taste, almonds are popular with many people. The multi-talent is so famous because it contains so many important nutrients. A handful of almonds alone contains 6 grams of protein.
We hope to have given you a good overview of the proteins contained in nuts. Nuts are definitely a healthy vegan protein source and should not be missing in any diet due to the many nutrients they contain. If you are particularly concerned about getting enough protein in your diet, you should choose peanuts or almonds.
You probably already know that oat flakes are now considered as a real superfood and should therefore be an integral part of a healthy diet. But when preparing oat flakes you should consider a few small tricks so that the oat flakes do not taste too boring and get the right consistency. In this blog […]
Einfach lecker und schnell zubreitet: die Overnight Oats! Praktisch kalter Haferbrei. Die Flocken werden über Nacht eingeweicht und so zu Overnight Oats. Das Grundrezept der Overnight Oats besteht aus: Haferflocken (Oats), Milch oder Wasser und frischem Obst. Der Haferbrei wird im Glas zubereitet und kommt über Nacht (Overnight) in den Kühlschrank. Sozusagen kalter Porridge. Perfekt […]
Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, currants and cranberries – are they all the same or are there any differences? We will get to the bottom of this and clarify what to consider when buying berries. We will also explain why berries are good for health in general and for memory and heart in particular.
You probably already know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Porridge is also becoming more and more popular as an option for a warm breakfast. In this article we will explain to you how to prepare your own delicious breakfast porridge and how to refine your porridge. What actually is porridge? […]
Breakfast for children, Gesund leben, Healthy lifestyle
Especially on weekdays, time is more than tight in the morning. Every additional action throws the plan into disarray. But the time for a healthy breakfast is the most important. Because with a balanced and fibre-rich breakfast, every child starts the day happier, more concentrated and, above all, healthier.
Whether brown, blanched, roasted, as slivers, flakes or whole. With their sweet, mild taste, almonds are popular with many people. But what makes the almond such a multi-talent? How is it grown and where does the almond come from?
Our gastrointestinal system is probably one of the most complex systems in our body. Do you want to increase your well-being? Then promote intestinal health. What is a healthy gut and what positive effects do oatmeal have on the gut? We will answer all these questions and more in the following article.
For many, the first challenge for a healthy start to the day seems to be a sugar-free breakfast, as people are only too happy to reach for a roll with a sweet spread with their morning coffee. But that doesn’t have to be the case. There are many simple recipes with sugar-free foods that will get you ready for your day and give you a sweet treat. You can find everything in the article!
You want to have a healthy breakfast, but don’t know how? And you don’t want to compromise on taste? In our guide, you’ll find out how to start the day tasty and with all the important nutrients at the same time.
Even our grandparents knew about the beneficial effects of the oat meal, and so the breakfast dish probably brings back old childhood memories for some. For some time now, the breakfast classic has been gaining popularity again and is finding its way onto the menus of hip restaurants and digital food blogs.
Nuts are excellent sources of nutrients – not only do they provide us with healthy fats, they also supply us with plenty of vitamins, minerals and trace elements. They should therefore not be missing in any nutritional plan. Nevertheless, many people label them as calorie bombs and avoid them in their diet in order to […]
As the main ingredient of muesli or porridge, oat flakes are an indispensable part of many breakfast tables. They are also an important ingredient in sports nutrition, for example in muesli bars. They are considered a superfood and since they do not have to be transported halfway around the globe.
Whoever hears the word “superfood” is more likely to think of chia seeds, maca, physalis, barley grass or goji berries. Only rarely would oats be found on this list. Yet the grain is considered one of the healthiest cereals of all and is thus a real “bedrock” in healthy nutrition.
Do you like this post? Share it with friends:
Subscribe to our newsletter & get your 10% discount
Subscribe to the free Verival newsletter for regular updates on new products, ongoing offers and helpful nutrition and breakfast tips. You can revoke your consent to the receipt of the newsletter at any time.