Pistachios (Pistacia vera)

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Pistachios causes gastrointestinal problems and weight gain Pistachios are rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic acid and contain antioxidants, phyto nutrients and carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin which improves cardio vascular health, vision and helps to fight cancer.
These nuts also aid in reducing weight as they have low calories, low cholesterol and some fiber in it.
These nuts are storehouses of minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium.
They are packed with many important B-complex groups such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin-B6 and folates.
They reduce acute stress reactions and stabilize blood sugars and prevent heart diseases.
Pistachios are excellent source of Vitamin-E and antioxidants, which prevents premature ageing and make the skin glow.
It helps in building strong teeth and bones and carrying out normal nerve functions due to their high calcium content.
Pistachios (Piatacia Vera) Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 557 Kcal 29%
Carbohydrates 27.97g 21.50%
Protein 20.60 g 37%
Total Fat 44.44 g 148%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 10.3 g 27%
Folates 51 µg 13%
Niacin 1.3 mg 8%
Pantothenic acid 0.520 mg 10%
Pyridoxine 1.7 mg 131%
Riboflavin 0.160 mg 12%
Thiamin 0.870 mg 72.5%
Vitamin A 553IU 18%
Vitamin C 5 mg 8%
Vitamin E-γ 22.60 mg 150%
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 1025 mg 22%
Calcium 107 mg 11%
Copper 1.3 mg 144%
Iron 4.15 mg 52%
Magnesium 121 mg 30%
Manganese 1.2 mg 52%
Phosphorus 376 mg 54%
Selenium 7 µg 13%
Zinc 2.20 mg 20%
Carotene-ß 332 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin- ß 0 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 0µg ..