The 10 Highest Protein Nuts to Snack on Daily

Almonds:

Almonds are among the highest protein nuts, providing approximately 6 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams).

Peanuts:

Peanuts are technically legumes but are commonly considered nuts. They contain about 7 grams of protein.

Pistachios:

Pistachios offer around 6 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams) and are known for their unique flavor and vibrant green color.

Cashews:

Cashews contain approximately 5 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams) and are rich in unsaturated fats, including oleic acid.

Walnuts:

Walnuts provide about 4.5 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams) and are particularly high in alpha-linolenic acid.

Brazil Nuts:

Hazelnuts contain approximately 4 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams) and are rich in fiber, vitamin E.

Pecans:

Pecans provide about 3 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams) and are high in antioxidants, including vitamin E and polyphenols.

Macadamia Nuts:

Macadamia nuts contain around 2.5 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams) and are one of the highest sources of monounsaturated fats.

Hazelnuts:

Hazelnuts contain approximately 4 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams) and are rich in fiber, vitamin E, and healthy monounsaturated fats.

Pine Nuts:

Pine nuts offer approximately 3.5 grams of protein per ounce (28 grams) and are rich in healthy fats, including pinolenic acid.

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