Hit a Nutritional Homerun with Pistachios

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

Peanuts may be the traditional nut at baseball games, but pistachios are giving them a run for their money. Both nuts score when it comes to nutrition, but only one can win the big game. Here’s how they match up, ounce for ounce¹ and inning for inning:

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First Inning: Nuts per Serving

  • Pistachios: 49
  • Peanuts: 28

Second Inning: Calories

  • Pistachios: 159
  • Peanuts: 161

Third Inning: Protein

  • Pistachios: 5.75 g
  • Peanuts: 7.31 g

Fourth Inning: Fiber

  • Pistachios: 2.9 g
  • Peanuts: 2.4 g

Fifth Inning: Total Fat

  • Pistachios: 12.87 g
  • Peanuts: 13.96 g

Sixth Inning: Saturated Fat

  • Pistachios: 1.575 g
  • Peanuts: 1.937 g

Seventh Inning: Vitamin B6

  • Pistachios: 0.482 mg
  • Peanuts: 0.099 mg

Eighth Inning: Magnesium

  • Pistachios: 34 mg
  • Peanuts: 48 mg

Ninth Inning: Thiamin

  • Pistachios: 0.247 mg
  • Peanuts: 0.181 mg

 

  1. U.S. Department of Agriculture. National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26.