How many Calories in Salted Pistachios

Salted pistachios are easily available at all stores. They serve as dry fruit supplement if needed for the entire day. Having them throughout the day in limited numbers continuously provides the body with nutrients and considerable energy. Due to their high fat content the numbers should be kept under control. The nutritional value of salted pistachios is distributed among fats, sodium, carbohydrate and protein.

Salted Pistachios

The total nutritional value in terms of calorie content is 170 calories per serving size which weighs almost about 30gms. 110 calories are contributed by the fat content per serving. It amounts to 20% of the calories that are present in the serving. The fat content is distributed mainly in saturated fat.
Every serving contains about 1.5g of saturated fat. The total fat amounts to 13gms. The salt sprinkled over the pistachios results in sodium content of 160mg that contributes to 7% of the calories per serving. It contains carbohydrates in the form of dietary fibre sugar and other carbohydrates. The total carbohydrate value is 9gms that contributes to a nutritional value of 3%. A dietary fibre content of 12% amounting to 3gms is present per serving. It contains 2gms of sugar. It has a high protein content of about 6gms.

The vitamins and minerals present per serving are mainly concentrated to Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, and Iron. It contains 2% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 4% Calcium and 6% Iron. Salted pistachios are the most commonly consumed dry fruits. Due to high fat content and presence of cholesterol, it is sometimes not considered to be an all-day food supplement by many.   If we are to look at the values of calorie breakdown per serving then it mainly constitutes 66% of fat, 20% carbohydrates and 14% protein. The high fat value is the only down side of the salted pistachio nuts