Pistachio Food Facts

Pistachio Food Facts

Pistachio Food Facts

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 1 ounce or approximately 49 kernels of unroasted nuts contain:

Calories: 159

Protein: 5.72 grams (g)

Fat: 12.85 g

Carbohydrates: 7.70 g

Fiber: 3.00 g

Sugars: 2.17 g

Magnesium: 34 milligrams (mg)

Potassium: 291 mg

Phosphorus: 139 mg

Vitamin B-6: 0.482 mg

Thiamin: 0.247 mg

A serving of pistachios provides about 37 percent of the recommended daily vitamin B-6 intake or 1.3 mg for adults.

Vitamin B-6 plays a vital role in the body, particularly in relation to protein metabolism and cognitive development.

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