Per ounce, pecans contain 2.6 g protein. Pecans have the highest phytochemical concentration of flavonoids of all tree nuts, which has to count for something.
Pili nuts are a popular fat and protein source in the Philippines. Their ultra-low carb count has recently gained popularity among the keto, high-fat, and low-carb crowds (they have just 1 gramme of carbohydrates per ounce).
Hazelnuts contains 3.8 grams of protein per 1 oz.Hazelnuts are another nutrient-dense nut, high in magnesium, calcium, and vitamins B and E.
1 oz. Brazil nuts has 4 g protein. An ounce of Brazil nuts contains six to eight nuts, but you should only eat one to three per day to avoid selenosis.
Walnuts are the best nut to fight inflammation, according to Dr. Vincent Pedre. 1 oz. walnuts has 4.3 g protein.
1 oz pistachios has 5.8 g protein. Even better, 1 ounce of unshelled pistachios contains 49 nuts, more than six times the amount of Brazil nuts. Not to mention it's a free guided meditation.
Cashews have 5.1 grammes of protein, which is 1 gramme less than an egg.
1 oz. almonds has 6 g protein. Almonds are high in protein, fibre, and monounsaturated fats. Crunchy, creamy, and satisfying when salted, they're a safe food choice.