United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  12152, Nuts, pistachio nuts, dry roasted, without salt added a 
Food Group: Nut and Seed Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.3  
Refuse: 47%   Refuse Description:   Shells
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 123 g

oz (49 kernels) 28.35 g

kernel 0.7 g
Proximates Water 1, 2, 4, 7 g 1.85 15 0.110 2.28 0.52 0.01
Proximates Energy kcal 572 -- -- 704 162 4
Proximates Energy kJ 2392 -- -- 2942 678 17
Proximates Protein 1, 2, 3, 4 g 21.05 14 0.350 25.89 5.97 0.15
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 g 45.82 17 1.730 56.36 12.99 0.32
Proximates Ash 1, 2, 4 g 3.00 12 0.060 3.69 0.85 0.02
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 28.28 -- -- 34.78 8.02 0.20
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 g 10.3 20 0.500 12.7 2.9 0.1
Proximates Sugars, total 1, 2, 4 g 7.74 13 0.360 9.52 2.19 0.05
Proximates Sucrose 1, 2, 4 g 7.09 13 0.280 8.72 2.01 0.05
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 2, 4 g 0.25 13 0.070 0.31 0.07 0.00
Proximates Fructose 1, 2, 4 g 0.22 13 0.080 0.27 0.06 0.00
Proximates Lactose 1, 2, 4 g 0.00 13 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1, 2, 4 g 0.13 13 0.060 0.16 0.04 0.00
Proximates Galactose 2 g 0.05 2 -- 0.06 0.01 0.00
Proximates Starch 4 g 1.38 4 0.110 1.70 0.39 0.01
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2, 4 mg 107 13 5.000 132 30 1
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2, 4 mg 4.03 13 0.170 4.96 1.14 0.03
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 2, 4 mg 109 5 11.000 134 31 1
Minerals Phosphorus, P 2, 4 mg 469 5 16.000 577 133 3
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2, 4 mg 1007 12 39.000 1239 285 7
Minerals Sodium, Na 2, 4 mg 6 5 3.000 7 2 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn 2, 4 mg 2.34 5 0.040 2.88 0.66 0.02
Minerals Copper, Cu 2, 4 mg 1.293 5 0.033 1.590 0.367 0.009
Minerals Manganese, Mn 2, 4 mg 1.243 5 0.033 1.529 0.352 0.009
Minerals Selenium, Se 2, 4, 8, 9 µg 10.0 10 0.800 12.3 2.8 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 2, 4 mg 3.0 6 0.700 3.7 0.9 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin 2, 4 mg 0.695 5 0.145 0.855 0.197 0.005
Vitamins Riboflavin 2, 4 mg 0.234 5 0.076 0.288 0.066 0.002
Vitamins Niacin 2, 4 mg 1.373 5 0.053 1.689 0.389 0.010
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 4 mg 0.513 4 0.012 0.631 0.145 0.004
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 2, 4, 8, 9 mg 1.122 13 0.311 1.380 0.318 0.008
Vitamins Folate, total 2, 4 µg 51 5 0.000 63 14 0
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 51 5 0.000 63 14 0
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 51 -- -- 63 14 0
Vitamins Choline, total 8, 9 mg 71.4 8 0.900 87.8 20.2 0.5
Vitamins Betaine 8, 9 mg 0.8 8 0.043 1.0 0.2 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 13 -- -- 16 4 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 2, 3, 4, 8, 9 µg 159 15 44.000 196 45 1
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 4, 8, 9 µg 0 12 0.000 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 8, 9 µg 0 8 0.000 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 266 -- -- 327 75 2
Vitamins Lycopene 8, 9 µg 0 8 0.000 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 2, 8, 9 µg 1160 9 48.000 1427 329 8
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 2, 4, 5, 6 mg 2.17 9 0.350 2.67 0.62 0.02
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 2, 4, 5, 6 mg 0.13 9 0.030 0.16 0.04 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 2, 4, 5, 6 mg 23.42 9 2.530 28.81 6.64 0.16
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 2, 4, 5, 6 mg 0.55 9 0.160 0.68 0.16 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 5, 6 mg 0.29 4 0.220 0.36 0.08 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 6 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 5, 6 mg 3.14 4 1.350 3.86 0.89 0.02
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 5, 6 mg 0.08 4 0.040 0.10 0.02 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 8, 9 µg 13.2 8 0.200 16.2 3.7 0.1
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 5.645 -- -- 6.943 1.600 0.040
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 2, 4 g 0.000 6 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 2, 4 g 0.000 6 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 2, 4 g 0.000 6 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 13:0 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 2, 4, 5 g 0.012 9 0.013 0.015 0.003 0.000
Lipids 15:0 2, 4 g 0.000 6 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 2, 4, 5 g 4.994 9 0.152 6.143 1.416 0.035
Lipids 17:0 2, 4 g 0.011 6 0.011 0.014 0.003 0.000
Lipids 18:0 2, 4, 5 g 0.558 9 0.060 0.686 0.158 0.004
Lipids 20:0 2, 4, 5 g 0.033 9 0.018 0.041 0.009 0.000
Lipids 22:0 2, 4, 5 g 0.026 9 0.014 0.032 0.007 0.000
Lipids 24:0 2, 4 g 0.011 6 0.012 0.014 0.003 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 24.534 -- -- 30.177 6.955 0.172
Lipids 14:1 2, 4 g 0.005 6 0.005 0.006 0.001 0.000
Lipids 15:1 2 g 0.009 2 -- 0.011 0.003 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 2, 4, 5 g 0.464 9 0.014 0.571 0.132 0.003
Lipids 17:1 2 g 0.020 2 -- 0.025 0.006 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 2, 4, 5 g 23.926 9 0.832 29.429 6.783 0.167
Lipids 18:1 t 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:1 2, 4, 5 g 0.106 9 0.057 0.130 0.030 0.001
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 2, 4 g 0.005 6 0.005 0.006 0.001 0.000
Lipids 24:1 c 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 13.346 -- -- 16.416 3.784 0.093
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 2, 4, 5 g 13.125 9 0.259 16.144 3.721 0.092
Lipids 18:2 n-6 c,c 3, 5 g 13.125 4 0.046 16.144 3.721 0.092
Lipids 18:2 t not further defined 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 2, 3, 4, 5 g 0.212 10 0.024 0.261 0.060 0.001
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 5 g 0.212 3 -- 0.261 0.060 0.001
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 2, 4, 5 g 0.000 9 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 2, 4 g 0.005 6 0.005 0.006 0.001 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 2, 4 g 0.005 6 0.005 0.006 0.001 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Lipids Stigmasterol 2, 5, 9 mg 2 8 0.000 2 1 0
Lipids Campesterol 2, 5, 9 mg 10 8 0.000 12 3 0
Lipids Beta-sitosterol 2, 5, 9 mg 210 8 5.000 258 60 1
Amino Acids Tryptophan 2, 4, 10 g 0.262 -- -- 0.322 0.074 0.002
Amino Acids Threonine 2, 4, 10 g 0.714 -- -- 0.878 0.202 0.005
Amino Acids Isoleucine 2, 4, 10 g 0.957 -- -- 1.177 0.271 0.007
Amino Acids Leucine 2, 4, 10 g 1.675 -- -- 2.060 0.475 0.012
Amino Acids Lysine 2, 4, 10 g 1.189 -- -- 1.462 0.337 0.008
Amino Acids Methionine 2, 4, 10 g 0.375 -- -- 0.461 0.106 0.003
Amino Acids Cystine 2, 4, 10 g 0.305 -- -- 0.375 0.086 0.002
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 2, 4, 10 g 1.140 -- -- 1.402 0.323 0.008
Amino Acids Tyrosine 2, 4, 10 g 0.531 -- -- 0.653 0.151 0.004
Amino Acids Valine 2, 4, 10 g 1.305 -- -- 1.605 0.370 0.009
Amino Acids Arginine 2, 4, 10 g 2.228 -- -- 2.740 0.632 0.016
Amino Acids Histidine 2, 4, 10 g 0.535 -- -- 0.658 0.152 0.004
Amino Acids Alanine 2, 4, 10 g 1.016 -- -- 1.250 0.288 0.007
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 2, 4, 10 g 1.968 -- -- 2.421 0.558 0.014
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 2, 4, 10 g 4.490 -- -- 5.523 1.273 0.031
Amino Acids Glycine 2, 4, 10 g 1.054 -- -- 1.296 0.299 0.007
Amino Acids Proline 2, 4, 10 g 0.980 -- -- 1.205 0.278 0.007
Amino Acids Serine 2, 4, 10 g 1.340 -- -- 1.648 0.380 0.009
Amino Acids Hydroxyproline 2 g 0.096 1 -- 0.118 0.027 0.001
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0

Sources of Data

1California Pistachio Commission Nutrition Labeling Database for California Pistachios , 1994    
2Western Pistachio Association Nutrient composition of pistachio nuts , 2009    
3American Pistachio Growers Nutrient composition of pistachio nuts , 2015    
4California Pistachio Commission Nutrient Content of Pistachio Nuts , 1999    
5KS Robbins, E-C Shin, RL Shewfelt, R R Eitenmiller, RB Pegg Update on the healthful lipid constituents of commercially important tree nuts , 2011 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59   pp.12083-12092
6Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Determination of the Tocopherol Content of Selected Foods , 1990  Beltsville MD  
7M Cardozo, B Li Total dietary fiber content of selected nuts by two enzymatic-gravimetric methods , 1994 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 7   pp.37-43
8Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5e , 2001  Beltsville MD  
9Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5h , 2001  Beltsville MD  
10M. Venkatachalam, S.K. Sathe Chemical composition of selected edible nut seeds , 2006 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54   pp.4705-4714

Footnotes
a  Additional phytosterols total 89 mg/100 g; these include delta 5-avenasterol (26.2), sitostanol (2.3), campestanol (4.9), and other minor phytosterols (55.6 mg).
Langual Code(s)

  • A0260 NUT OR NUT PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1282 1200 NUT AND SEED PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1416 PISTACHIO
  • C0155 SEED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0014 FULLY HEAT-TREATED
  • G0005 BAKED OR ROASTED
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0144 ARTIFICIALLY HEAT DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • P0078 NO SALT ADDED CLAIM OR USE