Pistachios are a rich source of energy: 100 g of pistachios contain 557 calories. In addition, rich fatty acids are mono-unsaturated such as oleic acid and an excellent source of antioxidants. Regular consumption of pistachios reduces bad cholesterol and increases levels of good cholesterol.
Pistachios are an excellent source of vitamin E, especially rich in gamma tocopherol, which is a soluble antioxidant powerful lipid, essential to maintain the integrity of the cell membrane of mucous membranes and skin, protecting against harmful free radicals.
Pistachios are filled with many important B-complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6 and folate.
These nuts are the source of minerals such as copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. 100 g of pistachios provide 144% of daily intake levels recommended copper. Copper is an essential for optimal functioning of neurotransmitters trace element metabolism and the synthesis of red blood cells (RBC).
Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease