PISTACHIO’S NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
Including pistachio in the daily diet generate many health benefits. This exquisite dried fruit gives us a lot of energy, vitamins, essential minerals, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, protein and fiber.
Serving size: 15 g (1 tablespoon)
|Amount per proportion||% DV (*)|
|Energetic value||85 kcal||4 %|
|Carbohydrates||2.8 g||1 %|
|Protein||2.9 g||4 %|
|Total Fats||8.0 g||14 %|
|Saturated Fats||1.0 g||3 %|
|Trans Fats||0 g||-|
|Dietary Fiber||1.6 g||6 %|
|Sodium||95 mg||4 %|
|Vitamin A||34.5 mg||6 %|
|Thiamine||0.1 mg||8 %|
|Phosphorus||75.0 mg||11 %|
|Iron||1.1 mg||8 %|
|Potassium||146 mg||4 %|
MAIN BENEFITS OF OF PISTACHIOS
The pistachio is rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which help in reducing bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase good cholesterol (HDL), preventing heart disease.
Strengthen bones and muscles, provide vegetable protein, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium, and therefore highly recommended for athletes.
Pistachios, due to its high fiber and phosphorus, help to reduce blood glucose levels.
Thanks to the high phosphorus contribution, pistachio helps us to maintain good dental health.
Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
It is rich in vitamin A and vitamin E.
Potassium and magnesium of Pistachios help to reduce blood pressure and heart rate in stressful situations.