As the pistachio ripens the shell within splits, naturally indicating the proper harvest time.
A one-ounce serving of roasted pistachios equals 49 nuts more nuts per serving than any other nut and contains more than 10% of the Daily Value for dietary fiber, vitamin B-6, thiamin, phosphorus and copper.
Pistachios are especially rich in phytosterols, which are directly associated with lowering cholesterol levels and may offer protection from certain types of cancer.
Pistachios are a very high-quality plant source of protein, providing adequate and balanced amounts of essential amino acids. In addition, pistachios are relatively high in a nonessential amino acid, arginine, which may play a potential role in prevention or reduction of cardiovascular disease. While pistachios contain fat, the fat is predominantly monounsaturated, similar to that found in olive oil.
Ingredients: Pistachios, Salt. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
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