Most of us like to snack between meals and in the evening. When choosing pistachio over potatoes or nacho chips, for example, we make healthy choices to improve our overall health and need to feel healthier, to make the best choice of snacks. Pistachio nuts are good for you and your heart.
Pistachios are one of the oldest of all the flowering nut trees. We, the human ate pistachios for thousands of years. Pistachio tree grows best in warm, dry climates and can be found growing in abundance in the Middle East and the Mediterranean. Pistachio are very healthy snack food choices, as they provide essential nutrients to the body, helping to stabilize blood sugar levels and perform. They alleviate hunger by providing energy to the body.
Pistachio nuts are naturally contain no cholesterol or trans-fats and low in calories. Nutrients in pistachio are magnesium, phosphorus, thiamin, vitamin B6, copper, potassium, manganese and fiber. They are high in essential polyphenolic antioxidants, making them the perfect snack to nibble in between meals.
Pistachio are dry roasted, which means that they are naturally free of trans fats. Pistachios are an excellent choice for diabetics because they are naturally low in carbohydrates and rich in monounsaturated fatty acids. They help maintain blood glucose and insulin levels in check, which in turn reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
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