Muffins are a welcome food alternative for the numerous mid-day meals that we can avail throughout the day. Muffins have high nutritional value and can keep one filled up for a couple of hours and are almost equivalent to a heavy snack-meal. The nutritional value in terms of calories contained in these muffins is based mainly on fats, proteins and carbohydrates.
The total calorie content in the pistachio muffin is around 490 units. The fat content of the muffin is mainly in the form of saturated fat. It has a total fat content of 28gms that constitute 38% of the calorie content in a muffin. It contains a cholesterol content of 100mg that contributes to 33% of the calories present. It has a sodium content of 59gms that make up for 16% calories. The carbohydrate content is distributed in the pistachio muffin in the form of dietary fibre and sugars. It contains a total carbohydrate content of 59g that constitute for 8% of the calories. The dietary fibres are present in amounts of 2g per muffin along with 32gm of sugar content. It has ample protein content of 10g.
The various other nutrients that are also present in the pistachio muffin include Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron. The pistachio muffins have a speciality of pistachio fragments sprinkled on the top of each muffin while the baking process is initiated. The calorie content of each pistachio nut that is broken into fragments and sprinkled over the top is approximately 158 calories. This comes mainly from fats, cholesterol, potassium, carbohydrate and protein. It has significant levels of Vitamin A, C, Calcium, and Iron that adds to the nutritional values of the muffin.
The resulting muffin after the completion of the baking process is extremely palatable, and quick to serve. It serves as a nutrient filled heavy food supplement.