Roasted Pistachio 200gr
Pistachios are tiny, but pack a powerful nutritional punch. These small nuts contain protein, fiber and a wealth of vitamins and minerals. Adding pistachios to your healthy eating plan might also benefit your heart. Many pistachios are roasted to make it more delicious to be consume.
Pistachios are a very high quality plant source of protein, providing adequate and balanced amounts of essential amino acids. In addition, pistachios are relatively high in a nonessential amino acid, arginine, which may play a potential role in prevention or reduction of cardiovascular disease.Pistachios are especially rich in phytosterols, which are directly associated with lowering cholesterol levels, and may offer protection from certain types of cancer.not suitable for customers with an allergy to peanuts, other nuts, wheat or soya due to manufacturing methods
A 1-ounce serving of roasted pistachios contains 12.71 grams of fat, of which 1.5 grams are saturated. The remaining fat in a serving of pistachios is in the form of healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. These unsaturated fats can help reduce your cholesterol levels and can cut your risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Pistachios contain 5.94 grams of protein and 2.8 grams of fiber in 1 ounce. The same serving of pistachios supplies 1.14 grams of iron toward your daily requirement of 8 to 18 milligrams. You need plenty of iron to support a healthy immune system, prevent fatigue and form red blood cells. A 1-ounce serving of pistachios provides 133 milligrams of the 700 milligrams of phosphorus you need each day. Phosphorus helps support a strong skeleton. A serving of pistachios also contains 0.69 milligrams of vitamin E toward your daily goal of 15 milligrams. This nutrient prevents cell damage and aids your body in making red blood cells. A drawback to pistachios is that one serving of the roasted and salted variety contains 121 milligrams of sodium. Too much sodium contributes to heart disease and high blood pressure.
The omega-3 fatty acids present in a serving of pistachios can help lower your blood pressure and protect against abnormal heartbeat, according to MayoClinic.com. The nuts might also reduce your risk of heart disease. A 2008 article published in the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" notes that eating nuts on a regular basis can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. The study reports that pistachios in particular can help reduce cholesterol.
Look for pistachios that are roasted without salt to keep these nuts as nutritious as possible. Eat a handful for a snack, or sprinkle the nuts into a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast. Pistachios pair well with yogurt, too. Stir a handful into a carton of low-fat plain yogurt for a nutritious snack. Add pistachios to your favorite muffin and bread recipes, or chop the nuts and scatter them over grilled steak or fish. Top a serving of frozen yogurt with chopped pistachios, or add them to a tossed green salad.
|Dimensions||18 x 11 x 5 cm|
Pistachio Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100grams
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 560
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 45g70%
- Saturated Fat 5.9g10%
- Total Carbohydrate 27g9%
- Sugars 7.7g
- Protein 20g40%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.