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A recent study published in the European Journal of Nutrition associates pistachio with a lower risk of developing pre-diabetes, which precedes the definitive diagnosis of diabetes. Isn’t it interesting?
But what exactly is pistachio? It is an oilseed from the same family as almonds, chestnuts, and nuts.
Pistachio offers many health benefits, watch the video to learn more!
Each nut has a different combination of nutrients, so the best thing is to vary your consumption.
There is no set recommendation for pistachio consumption, although the suggestion is around 20 or 30 grams of nuts daily. You can eat them as snacks.
You find it in natural health stores and supermarkets. When buying, opt for pistachios with the shell and check for any signs of mold, humidity, or damages caused by insects.
Many people only eat pistachio in grains, salted and toasted, as a snack. However, this fruit can be used in many ways. In Turkish and Arab culinary, for example, pistachio is commonly seen in sweets. Did you know?
Fresh pistachio is healthier than its toasted version. And there are still ice creams, cheeses, and other products made with pistachio.
Have you ever tried pistachio? Did you know all of its benefits?
0:00 Health Benefits of Pistachios
1:07 Contributes to eye health
1:23 Rich in nutrients
1:44 Protects the brain
1:55 Helps control glycemia levels
2:17 Rich in fiber
2:35 Improves the immune system
2:44 High in antioxidants
3:05 How to eat your pistachios
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