Which one is better: An analysis on Almonds vs Peanuts

So, guys, we are here going to discuss the nutrition value available in almonds and Peanuts. Which one is better? Can we go for peanuts instead of Almonds? There are several questions on the mind as if we see the price, Almonds is much costly. The price of Peanuts is very very low. We know very well. Also, it is easily available. So Let’s see the difference in both. Here I am going to tell you about the benefits of both and will compare Almonds vs peanuts.


Almonds vs peanuts

Almonds are popular when it comes to diet. It is very popular when it comes to wellbeing and health. More than 30 varieties of almonds are available worldwide. It is a rich source of protein with almost 0 cholesterol. It is a popular diet among the people who go to the gym as it provides instant energy. Almonds are beneficial when it comes to diabetes, heart health and also weight loss. With physical health benefits, it is also very helpful for mental health. It has a great value of Vitamin E which helps to boost and safeguard memory glands. It also supports the immune system and maintains the cells and skin health. Also, magnesium helps stimulate the brain to produce Serotonin which makes us feel happy.


Almonds vs peanuts
Peanuts benefits

On the other hand, Peanuts are very easily available and also not so costly as almonds. Peanuts carry almost all major essential nutrients which are essential for body growth. Peanuts can provide instant energy and they also have almost zero value of cholesterol. These are also rich in minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants which are helpful for good wellbeing.

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Nutrition value in Almonds and Peanuts

Below is the table describing the nutrition value available in both of the nuts. Let’s compare them. This data

NutrientAlmonds (Value/10gm)Peanuts (Value/100gm)
Energy579Kcal567 Kcal
Total Fat50gm48gm
Vitamin EAround 40%8.3mg

So what is the difference between both of the nuts? According to me, It’s just a difference in price. Almonds are about 13USD per KG while peanuts around 2.5USD/KG. That’s a huge difference. I am not asking you to replace your almonds with peanuts. But yes if you can’t afford almonds then you can go for peanuts as it provides almost the same nutrition value. Of course, you can’t have almonds regularly for this price. Also if we notice, many people skip almonds just because of its price. In that case, you can replace it with peanuts.

The Key Edge with Almonds is that it is rich in Vitamin E which is around 45% of its DV(daily value). Vitamin E is available in the skin of Almonds and what we do is we keep almonds in water for long and then we take off the skin and eat it. So, Avoid doing that.


So we just concluded that We almost have the same nutrition value in both of the items. Both have the same amount of calories, fats, and proteins as well. Almonds have more vitamin E so it is necessary to eat almonds without taking it skin. So dry Almond is better to have than wet almond. Almonds and peanuts both are helpful in weight management. Both are helpful for bone and heart health. So if you can afford almonds, then very well but if you can’t then go for peanuts. Else, you can have them alternatively as well. So, that’s all about Almonds vs peanuts. What do you think about it? Which one do you prefer? Let me know in the comment section.

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