Satisfy your cravings for snacks with our mouth-watering organic Pistachios. Although, these are very small in appearance but are a powerful pack of nutritional values. Loaded with protein, fibers and a wealth of minerals and vitamins, our offered Pistachios are dried and roasted without adding any oil to maintain its crunchiness and render nutrients to the meals, snacks and baked goods.
Added Nutritional Value
One ounce of Pistachio is composed of 5.94 and 2.8 grams of protein and fiber, respectively. Plenty of iron is required by our body for the formation of red blood cells and maintain our immunity this aforesaid serving supplies 1.14 grams of our daily requirement of iron. It also serves 133 mg of phosphorus for supporting strong skeleton. Moreover, the mentioned serving contains Vitamin E about 0.69 mg for preventing cell damage.
The composition of fat in a single ounce of pistachio is 12.71 grams of which 1.5 g is the saturated and remaining is the unsaturated fat in the form of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. These two forms of fats help in minimizing the level cholesterol and preventing the risk of various diseases such as cardiovascular and Type-II diabetes.
Due to the presence of omega-3 fatty acid, it helps in lowering down the level of bad cholesterol and elevating the good cholesterol that results in minimum blood pressure. According to an article “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition” in the year 2008, eating pistachio nuts on regular basis helps in minimizing the risk of heart disorders.
Some Health Tips
Unsalted nuts are much more nutritious in comparison to the ones that are roasted and added with salt. Eat a handful for the starters and snacks and add them into a bowl of corn flakes and oatmeal for a great and healthy breakfast. These can also be teamed up with yogurt for a nutritious and delicious snack. Moreover, Pistachios can be added into muffins and other baked goods by chopping them.