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Archer Farms Unsalted Raw Mixed Nuts, Unsalted

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EWG Overall Score Breakdown

The product score is based on weighted scores for nutrition, ingredient and processing concerns. Generally, nutrition counts most, ingredient concerns next and degree of processing least. The weighted scores are added together to determine the final score. Read more about scores here.

EWG Overall Score Breakdown


EWG scored on three factors: nutrition, ingredient concerns, and the degree of processing. Read the full scoring methodology.

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Nutrition Concern Details

Level

Considers calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, sodium, protein, fiber and fruit, vegetable and nut content to differentiate between healthful and less healthful foods. For more information on nutrition concerns, read our full methodology.

Top findings positive Per gram, high in protein [read more]

Top findings positive Contains fruit, vegetables, beans or nuts as a primary ingredient [read more]

Contains fruit, vegetables, beans or nuts as a ...

Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Eating a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables--especially dark green, red and orange varieties, as well as beans and peas--is an essential part of a healthy diet. You can get your 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables a day for about the cost of a bus ride in most cities (USDA 2009; EWG 2012). Learn more: http://www.ewg.org/goodfood/ Fruit and vegetable intake is associated with reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and some types of cancers (USDA and DHHS 2010). Fruits and vegetables are also key sources of potassium and dietary fiber--nutrients that many Americans do not get enough of. Perhaps that's because on average, Americans eat only 42% and 59% of the recommended intake of fruits and vegetables, respectively (USDA and DHHS 2010), making them one of the few foods we should all eat more of.

Top findings negative Per gram, high in calories [read more]

Per gram, high in calories

The World Health Organization states that "there is convincing evidence that a high intake of energy-dense foods promotes weight gain" (WHO 2002). Foods that are high in calories by weight are also likely to be highly processed, high in sugars, starch or fat and lower in nutrients. Conversely, foods that are low in calories by weight tend to be fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains and soups that are high in nutrients and promote healthier diets. Studies have shown they also help people to maintain their weight by providing a satisfying amount of food even at lower calorie levels (Rolls 2005).

The nutrition factors used for scoring Archer Farms Unsalted Raw Mixed Nuts, Unsalted
Positive factors
Fruit, vegetable, bean or nut content
Protein content
Fiber content
Omega-3 fatty acids
Negative factors
Calorie density
Sugar/low-calorie sweetener content
Sodium content
Saturated fat content
Trans fat content

Ingredient Concern Details

Level

Considers food additives, pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and contaminants like mercury and BPA, which can affect human health and the environment. For more information on ingredient concerns, read methodology.

Top findings negative This product is not certified organic [read more]

Processing Concern Details

Level

Estimates how much the food has been processed. Considers many factors, chief among them, modification of individual ingredients from whole foods and number of artificial ingredients. For more information on processing concerns, read our full methodology.

Top findings positive Product has been classified as having low processing concerns

Products with low processing concerns generally have few artificial ingredients, more ingredients that are either whole foods or are minimally processed, and fewer ingredients overall.

EWG's Top Findings

Top findings negative This product is not certified organic [read more]

This product is not certified organic

Products bearing the USDA certified organic seal must contain at least 95 percent organic ingredient, and must be produced without the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers and free of genetically engineered ingredients.

Top findings positive Does not contain artificial or industrial ingredients [read more]

Does not contain artificial or industrial ingre...

EWG has not identified any artificial or industrial ingredients in this product.

Top findings positive Per gram, high in protein [read more]

Per gram, high in protein

Protein is a source of amino acids that are required for the proper growth, maintenance and repair of tissues. It also provides the building blocks for important enzymes and hormones. Protein provides calories and if eaten in excess will be stored as fat. Protein is found in high amounts in beans, nuts, eggs, seafood and meat. Protein is essential to health, but eating too much also carries an environmental and health cost. Learn more: http://www.ewg.org/meateatersguide/

Top findings positive Product has been classified as having low processing concerns

Ingredient List

From the Package

ALMONDS, CASHEWS, HAZELNUTS (FILBERTS), WALNUTS, PISTACHIOS.

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Other Information

Top findings neutral Contains ingredients derived from tree nut - these are considered major food allergens according to the FDA [read more]

Contains ingredients derived from tree nut - th...

While over 160 food ingredients may cause allergic reactions current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations stipulate that 8 major food allergens must be labeled on products. These allergens include; milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soybeans. Note: The presence of potential allergens does not affect the overall product score.

Nutrition Facts

30.0 servings per container

Serving Size

(ABOUT 1/4 CUP) (28 g)

Amount Per 1 oz
Calories
170

% Daily Value (based on a 2,000 calorie diet and adult bodyweight)
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QUICK FACTS:

23.0 23.0 % Total Fat 15 g
2.0 2.0 % Total Carbs 6 g
Sugars 1 g
% Protein 5 g

AVOID TOO MUCH:

7.0 7.0 % Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0.0g
0.0 0.0 % Cholesterol 0 mg
0.0 0.0 % Sodium 0 mg
Added Sugar Ingredients: none listed

NUTRIENTS:

10.0 10.0 % Dietary Fiber 2 g
Vitamin D (no value on present label)
0.0 0.0 % Vitamin A
0.0 0.0 % Vitamin C
4.0 4.0 % Calcium
6.0 6.0 % Iron
Potassium (no value on present label)

† Institute of Medicine. 2010. "Dietary Reference Intakes Tables and Application." Accessed April 8, 2014: link

 

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