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Almonds show less calorie count after USDA research

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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. >