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How Much Protein Is in Almond Butter?

author image Laura Michele Oliver
Laura Michele Oliver received her bachelor's degree in nutrition from Auburn University. She served as a dietetic intern at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where she also graduated with a Master of Science in clinical nutrition. She now works as a registered dietitian in Brooklyn, N.Y.
How Much Protein Is in Almond Butter?
Two tablespoons of almond butter contain 6.7 grams of protein. Photo Credit: FRANCISCO JAVIER HERRERO ISLA/iStock/Getty Images

Approximately 10 to 35 percent of your daily calories should come from protein. On average, healthy adult women need 46 grams of protein every day, while healthy adult men need 56 grams a day. Almond butter is a healthy food that can help you achieve your protein needs and provide you with additional essential nutrients.

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One serving, or 2 tablespoons, of almond butter contains 6.7 grams of protein, which can help keep your muscles strong and your immune system healthy. In addition, one serving contains 196 calories, 14.7 grams of good fats and 6 grams of carbohydrates.

Vitamins and Minerals

Almond butter contains calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium, all of which help keep your bones and heart strong. Almond butter also has vitamin E, which acts as an antioxidant to help decrease inflammation in your body.

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