Pistachios

Pistachios are rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • Phytosterols
  • Monounsaturated fatty acids
  • Carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin)
  • Fibre
  • Polyphenolic antioxidants
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamins of the B complex
  • Magnesium, phosphorus, copper, calcium, potassium, iron, zinc, manganese and selenium

Health Benefits

  • Defends against the onset of Type II Diabetes
  • Strengthen the immune system
  • Eliminates skin dryness
  • Protect against cancer and infections
  • Regulate cholesterol levels in the blood
  • Enhance eyesight
  • Promote the health of the nervous system

Nutrition Analysis

A portion of unsalted pistachios (28gr. or 49 pieces) contains 157 calories, 5.8 g protein, 7.9 g carbohydrate, 12.6 g fat (1.5 g saturated, 6.6 g monounsaturated and polyunsaturated 3.8 g) and 2.9 g of fibre.

How to eat

You can eat pistachios…

  • As a small nutritious snack in the course of the day (one handful).
  • Adding them to various meals such as salads, yogurt dishes and rice or quinoa.
  • Adding them to homemade sweets such as truffles with cocoa and oat biscuits.