Health benefits of Pistachios
Pistachios are rich source of energy; 100 g of kernels carry 557 calories. They are rich source of many anti-oxidant phyto-chemical substances such as carotenes, vitamin E, and polyphenolic antioxidant compounds. The nuts are packed with many important B-complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, and folates. They are the storehouse of minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium.