Pistachio Nuts Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 586

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 46g %70

Saturated Fat 6g %28

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 428mg %28

Total Carbohydrate 28g %9

Dietary Fiber 10g %36

Total Sugars 8g

Protein 21g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 107.0mg %8

Iron 4.0mg %22

Potassium 1007mg %26

Phosphorus 469.0mg %46

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in pistachio nuts

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin C 3.0mg %3

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.4mg %9

Vitamin A 266.0IU %9

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.5mg %10

Vitamin K 13.2µg %11

Choline, total 71.4mg %13

Vitamin E 2.2mg %14

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.2mg %18

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.7mg %58

Vitamin B6 1.1mg %86

Minerals in pistachio nuts

Calcium 107.0mg %8

Zinc 2.3mg %17

Selenium 10.0µg %18

Iron 4.0mg %22

Magnesium 109.0mg %26

Potassium 1007.0mg %27

Sodium 428.0mg %29

Phosphorus 469.0mg %47

Manganese 1.2mg %54

Copper 1.3mg %144

Amino Acids in pistachio nuts

Methionine 0.4g %48

Lysine 1.2g %53

Tyrosine 0.5g %57

Leucine 1.7g %57

Threonine 0.7g %63

Isoleucine 1.0g %64

Valine 1.3g %67

Histidine 0.5g %71

Tryptophan 0.3g %87

Cystine 0.3g %99

Phenylalanine 1.1g %122

Fatty Acids in pistachio nuts

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.21g %13

ALA 0.21g %19

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of pistachio nuts is 35.7/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Pistachio Nuts has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 57
Leucine 59 80
Threonine 23 34
Isoleucine 30 46
Valine 39 62
Histidine 15 25
Tryptophan 6 12
Met+Cys 22 32
Phe+Tyr 30 80

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in pistachio nuts is 1.4 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of pistachio nuts is 5.7 which makes it a high energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in pistachio nuts as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for pistachio nuts is 14/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for pistachio nuts

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 61.91 <4
Zinc:Copper 1.81 <12
Potassium:Sodium 2.35 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.98 <2
Iron:Copper 3.09 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.23 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 49%

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This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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