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Comparison to Other Seeds, Nuts & Fruits

Sunflower kernel is a wonderful source of the many vitamins, minerals, good fats, and antioxidants that are needed to keep our bodies healthy.

The following table displays the nutrient comparison of sunflower kernels to other seeds, nuts, and fruits per 1 ounce serving. As evidenced by the table's contents, sunflower kernels are a wonderful source of the many vitamins, minerals, good fats, and antioxidants that are needed to keep our bodies healthy.


Nutrient Comparison of Sunflower Kernels to Other Seeds, Nuts, and Fruits per 1 oz. Serving
  Folate
(mcg)
Vitamin E
(mg)
Selenium
(mcg)
Iron
(mg)
Zinc
(mg)
Sunflower
Kernels
64.46 11.34 16.87 1.92 1.43
Blueberries 1.81 0.28 0.17 0.05 0.03
Sesame
Seeds
27.41 0.64 1.62 4.12 2.20
Almonds 8.22 7.42 2.24 1.22 0.95
Walnuts 27.78 0.83 1.30 0.83 0.88
Pecans 6.24 1.04 1.70 0.72 1.28
Hazelnuts 32.04 4.31 1.13 1.33 0.70
Source: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Note: All values rounded to two decimal places.


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