These pistachios, sourced from California, are edible seeds and technically a fruit. These seeds are among the favorite because of their unique taste and flavor that makes it very fun to eat!
- Naturally Cholesterol Free
- Trans Fat Free
Aside from being tasteful, they are healthy, too. They contribute to a healthy heart, weight loss, and improved digestion.
Pistachios are a good source of protein, fiber, antioxidants, and contain healthy fats.
Antioxidants fight off cell damage caused by free radicals, and are important in lowering the risk of disease like cancer. Among these are lutein and zeaxanthin that are essential for the eyes. They have polyphenols and tocopherols as well, important antioxidants that may help in reducing risk factors of heart disease and against cancer.
With their protein and essential amino acids content, relatively lower calories with low saturated fats and high healthy fats, pistachios are a great ally in weight management and are perfect for people on a weight loss diet. They are low in glycemic index, too. This helps promote lower blood sugar levels.
They are good for the heart as well. Regular intake of these seeds may potentially decrease the bad cholesterol levels and improve blood pressure, thereby reducing risks of heart disease. Another notable amino acid present in these seeds called l-arginine, which helps in smooth blood flow by preventing the arteries to harden and form blood clots.
A good source of dietary fiber, which is good for gut health, digestion, and help increase satiety.
Take advantage of the health benefits while having fun eating this delicious snack.
- Super snack on its own
- Great topping for ice-creams, any variety of desserts or dishes like gelato or cheesecake
- Superb salad garnish
- Cool pizza topping
- Excellent ingredient to make pesto or butter made of nuts
- Fun sprinkle over a favorite oven-baked dish
- Unique crust for dessert
Pistachios, and salt.
Keep in cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight.