The proportion of nutrients in raw pistachios is very balanced: They provide 20% vegetable protein, as well as legumes.
They contain 28% carbohydrates, which, when absorbed slowly by the body, provide gradual energy.
They offer 10% fiber, ideal to help regulate intestinal transit.
They are 44.5% fat, formed up to 54% by monounsaturated oleic acid, the same that dominates in olive oil or the pulp of avocado, beneficial for the heart.
Regarding minerals, after sesame, pistachio is the richest iron dry fruit and the most abundant in potassium (1g per 100), which makes it recommended to control blood pressure.
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents: The abundance in the pistachio of antioxidants and other agents that inhibit the expression of genes related to inflammatory processes serves to reduce the risk of suffering from a variety of chronic and degenerative diseases, such as diabetes and even cancer.
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