Jordan almonds, also called sugared almonds, take four days to process due to the hand intensive manufacturing methods. Available in a wide range of colors, Jordan almonds may be appropriate as an occasional treat.
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Calories and Nutrients
There are 180 calories in 15 Jordan almonds. At 12 calories an almond, eating 50 almonds equates to consuming 600 calories. Additionally, 50 almonds have 93.3 g of sugar, 20 g of fat, 16 mg of sodium and about 6 g of protein.
Although high in fat, Jordan almonds contain no saturated or trans fat. Saturated and trans fats are known to raise cholesterol levels.
If you follow an average 2,000 calorie-per-day diet, the 600 calories from 50 Jordan almonds make up a substantial part of your daily calorie allotment. Eat fewer almonds to reduce the caloric impact, or consider eating plain almonds instead. A standard serving of regular, unsugared almonds is 24 almonds, which has 164 calories.