A one-ounce serving of pistachios equals 49 nuts – more nuts per serving than any other nut and contains more than 10% of the Daily Value for dietary fiber, vitamin B-6, thiamin, phosphorus and copper.
You can get more dietary fiber from a serving of pistachios than a 1/2 cup of broccoli or spinach.
Pistachios are especially rich in phytosterols, which are directly associated with lowering cholesterol levels, and may offer protection from certain types of cancer.
A serving of pistachios has as much thiamin as a 1/2 cup serving of cooked rice.
The amount of vitamin B-6 in a one-ounce serving of pistachios is comparable to a standard three-ounce serving of pork or chicken.
One serving of pistachios has as much potassium as half a large banana.
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.
While pistachios contain fat, the fat is predominantly monounsaturated, similar to that found in olive oil.
Ratings & Reviews
Tasty!!Jimmie, Chapmanville, WV
Yum!Jo, Negaunee, MI
Got this for my mother. She insisted on the red dyed ones because it brings back fond memories for her. One of her favorites.Paula, Inverness, FL
Best red pistachios, reminded me of my childhood.Tammy, Hobart, IN
Pistachios, Sea Salt, FD&C Red #40. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
Serving size 28g (~1 oz.)
|Amount per serving|
|Calories from Fat||114|
Store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. It is ok to refrigerate.
Approximately 350 pieces per pound.
Country of origin: United States