Pistachios, why choose them?

Pistachios offer good sources of protein, fats, and minerals. They are pretty cost effective and are great for a midday snack in between breakfast and lunch. This will stop you from snacking on chocolate and sweets etc. They are a great source of energy but you will want to moderate how many you eat per day to cap the calorie intake.

they compose good amounts of mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic acid and antioxidants. Regular consumption of pistachios in the diet may help lowering total as well as bad LDL cholesterol and increase good HDL cholesterol levels within the blood. This helps lower the risk of heart disease and strengthens your body.

Pistachios have a high level of Vitamin E which helps maintain the integrity of the skin and cell membranes.

Below is the nutritional fact sheet.

I hope this helps enlighten everyone. Who else enjoys pistachios? Whats your favourite type of nut?

Total Fat 45 g 69%
Saturated fat 6 g 30%
Polyunsaturated fat 14 g
Monounsaturated fat 24 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 1,025 mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 28 g 9%
Dietary fiber 10 g 40%
Sugar 8 g
Protein 20 g 40%
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 10% Iron 21%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 85%
Vitamin B-12 0% Magnesium 30%