Monday, 31 October 2022

PRINCIPLE POINTS ON THE NUTRITIOUS PROPERTIES OF PISTACHIOS

 




 Pistachios  are the green nuts and are rich in protein, beneficial fats, fiber and other important nutrients your body needs everyday.

* High fiber, healthy fats and health protective compounds in pistachios may help maintain healthy blood glucose levels.

* Pistachios are low in carbohydrates and don't significantly raise blood sugar after eating (low glycemic index)

* Adding pistachios to a high glycemic meal like potatoes and pasta help reduce glycemic response

* When added to a meal in place of high -carb food, pistachios may help improve blood glucose control over time.

* According to recent research , certain nutrients in pistachio may support heat health by lowering LDL cholesterol, blood pressure, oxidative stress and inflammation, and improving endothelial function. 

* Research shows that eating pistachios is not associated with weight gain or obesity and is linked with reduced waist circumference

* Some studies show that choosing in shell pistachio (opposed to unshelled) may result in reduced calorie intake due to the visual cue of empty pistachio shells.

* Pistachios are rich in plant compounds with health protective activity, such as phenolic compounds, carotenoids, and phytosterols.

* Pistachios are a plant source of protein (and the amino acid arginine) and are lower in fat and carbohydrates than most nuts

*Pistachio eaters tend to have better diets overall and eat more fiber, vitamins and minerals.


Having read all about the benefits of pistachios, treat yourself with the pistachio cake. Here is the Recipe

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