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Seven Reasons Why Pistachios used are Right for You

April 18, 2018

“A 28-gram serving of pistachios contains good amounts of fiber, protein, potassium, zinc, phosphorus, vitamin B6, and manganese.” Pistachios have some of the lowest fat and calorie content amongst all dry fruits and nuts.

 

We list down the top health benefits of eating pistachios:

 

● Healthier heart

Pistachios reduce cholesterol levels in the body. Consuming them on a regular basis can prevent blood clot formation and hardening of arteries.

 

● Weight loss

Pistachios are low in calories, saturated fat and high in proteins and unsaturated fat, making it an ideal option for people on a diet.

 

● Manages diabetes

Studies show that glucose and insulin levels are the lowest following pistachio consumption. These nuts can positively impact blood pressure and obesity in diabetic patients.

 

● Anti-Aging

Presence of vitamin E protects skin from UV rays. Pistachios also prevent wrinkle formation and stimulate skin health. 

 

● Improves digestion

High in dietary fiber, pistachios aid in the swift digestion of food.

 

● Healthy eyesight

Lutein, zeaxanthin, and zinc are essential for maintaining healthy vision, and the pistachio provides these vital nutrients that help prevent cataract and macular degeneration. 

 

● Brain Booster

Vitamin E in pistachios prevents cognitive decline. It can boost brain performance, leading to better understanding and ability to retain information.

 

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