Pistachios from the farms of California!
Pistachios are one of the most delicious nuts, and again they are full of health surprises that will surprise you. They are greenish-brown in colour and have a slightly sweet taste with lots of nuttiness and a mild saltiness.
Long back, people had discovered pistachios as a seed, and since then they have been eating pistachios for centuries now, in both raw and roasted form. We may call pistachio a nut, but these green kernels actually belong to the seed family. Yes, the funny thing is that they are seeds of the Pistachio tree.
Nevertheless, this fact will not stop us from enjoying the taste and benefits of nature that are enclosed for us. So why wait? Our Pistachios are sorted and selected to their best qualities, roasted at optimum temperatures and flavored with a mild pinch of salt that surely is to leave you wanting for more.
Pistachios vs High-protein diet for Vegans and Vegetarians
Pistachios are a miracle that has a significant amount of protein. If we compare 1 ounce or 30 pistachios; they have enough protein that can replace an egg. Undoubtedly, it is a super-nut that can help your body fulfill its protein desire.
Honestly, a healthy amount of consumption of pistachios is an ounce a day. Under this considerable amount, it doesn't matter if you are eating an egg or two in the morning and eating pistachios throughout as a snack.
Similarly, the high protein levels in pistachios are the perfect substitute for your Vegan and Vegetarian friends. You can make butter out of it; you can use it in salads and let us not forget the sweet desserts.
Nutritional Value of Pistachios
Since the daily consumption limit is around 1 ounce or 28 to 30 kernels of pistachio, then the nutritional value is stated below accordingly:
Carbohydrate: 8 g
Fat: 12.4 g
Protein: 6 g
Calcium: 30.0 mg
Iron: 1.2 mg
Magnesium: 33.9 mg
Phosphorus 137 mg
Potassium 287 mg
Sodium: 0.3 mg
Zinc: 0.6 mg
Copper: 0.4 mg
Manganese: 0.3 mg
Selenium: 2.0 mcg
Vitamin A: 155 IU
Vitamin C: 1.5 mg
Vitamin E: 0.6 mg
Vitamin B6: 0.5 mg
Folate: 14.3 mcg