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Pistachio

 

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The pistachio, a member of the cashew family, is a small tree originating from Central Asia and the Middle

East. The tree produces seeds that are widely consumed as food. Pistacia vera often is confused with other

species in the genus Pistacia that are also known as pistachio.

Types of Pistachio

 

1. Iranian Round Pistachio (Fandoghi)

2. Iranian Jumbo Pistachio (Kalleqouchi)

3. Iranian Long Pistachio (Arbari, Badami)

4. Kernel Pistachio

5. Green Skinned Pistachio

6. Roasted and Salted Pistachios

7. Turkish Antep Pistachios

8. Red Pistachios

9. Persian Elongated Pistachios (Akbari)

 

What are the benefits of pistachios?

 

Pistachio Health Benefits

  • High levels of unsaturated fatty acids and potassium.

  • They can lower your chances for cardiovascular disease.

  • Pistachios are bursting with the fiber, minerals, and unsaturated fat that can help keep your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol in check.

How many pistachios can you eat a day?

 

How many pistachios should you eat a day? Pistachios have a rich, buttery flavor that can be addicting. And

even though they have health benefits, it’s always a good idea not to overdo it. About a handful (1.5 ounces) is

a good amount to shoot for each day.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per 

Calories 562

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g

69%

Saturated fat 6 g

30%

Trans fat regulation 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 C

9%

Calcium

10%

Iron

21%

Vitamin D

0%

Vitamin B-6

85%

Cobalamin

0%

Magnesium

30%

*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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