Almonds and cashews have fewer calories than previously thought
Researchers discovered a different method to calculate calories. Using this new technique, USDA's Agricultural Research Service found that whole nuts, like almonds and cashews, have 19% and 16% less calories, respectively, than previously thought because of the way consumers digest its fat.
When consumers eat nuts, a lot of it is digested quickly.
Tree nut consumption has been growing significantly over the past several years by 88% from 2000 to 2017.