Nuts are well-known for their protein content. In fact, they are one of the best sources of plant protein. Aside from that, they are also good for the heart, all thanks to their omega 3 fatty acids.
But there’s one that may not be as popular as walnuts, almonds, cashews and peanuts, but is just the same in their nutrient content as the rest of the varieties of nuts – pistachio.
Some of the key nutrients are carbohydrates, protein, fats, dietary fibre, phosphorous, potassium, vitamins A, C, E and K, folate, etc., which all promote better well-being. To have a clearer view of the health benefits of pistachios, check this article on Muscle and Fitness:
Athletes and bodybuilders are increasingly relying on plant protein for well-rounded nutrition. There are many protein supps available that are derived from plant sources, and while it’s a good idea to include these, you still need whole-food plants to boost protein and healthy-fat intake. In fact, several recent studies support the health benefits of consuming pistachios and other nuts. Here’s a rundown on what the science says. Read more…
Pistachios are undoubtedly good for maintaining your weight, because they only contain 100 calories in a handful serving. They’re actually one of the lowest calorie nuts. As mentioned in the article, they’re packed with fibre, fats and protein that should be given credit for their ability to help boost your gut health, enhancing your metabolism and digestion, and even curbing cravings.
In addition to that, studies show that they’re also good for improving penile blood flow and fertility. Read more in this report by Dr. Michael Greger on Care 2:
Could Pistachio Nuts Help Stop Erectile Dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is a major cause of decreased quality of life in men—so much so that one early theory suggested that this may explain the link between impotence and heart attacks. Depression is a risk factor for coronary heart disease, and the thought was that men who couldn’t get it up become so depressed that they die of a broken heart. Read more…
For more uses and benefits of pistachios, read this article on Style Craze:
Top 21 Amazing Benefits Of Pistachios (Pista) For Skin, Hair And Health
Pistachio, commonly famous by the name ‘Pista‘ in (Hindi,Gujarati,Marathi,Punjabi) also known as ‘Pistha Pappu‘ in Telugu is from Western Asia but it is mostly also available in the Mediterranean region. The nutrient rich pistachio is a nut. Actually pistachio is a fruit, but the the outer shell of the fruit is removed and the yellow coloured seed kernel is usually eaten as it is edible. Read more…
To sum it up, among the best health benefits of pistachios are good for losing weight, treating dry skin, boosting brain health, improving vision, enhancing fertility, and more. They also help boost your immune system, and reduce your risk of a variety of conditions, including heart diseases and cancers.
Pistachios make a better and healthier snack, compared to the processed packaged chips. You can buy them at the grocery store or farmers market all year round. Enjoy them roasted, sweetened or salted, or added to smoothie bowls, salads, ice creams, muffins, brownies, and biscuits.
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