Health Benefits of Pistachios

The tree yields pistachios. Mildly sweet and green. Though nuts, pistachios are seeds. Thousands of years ago, people ate them. Yellow or green kernels. Most are an inch long and half an inch wide. Tasting one requires breaking its hard shell.

What Are Pistachios?

Pistachios have second-most antioxidants after walnuts and pecans. Antioxidants battle free radicals, which damage cells, proteins, and DNA, increasing aging, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Pistachios have potassium and unsaturated fats. Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.

Pistachios Healthy

Pistachios are abundant in fiber, which your gut's healthy bacteria use to flourish. Your gut bacteria ferment the fiber into short-chain fatty acids, lowering your risk of cancer, heart disease, and digestive disorders.

Gut bacteria health promotion

Pistachios lower cholesterol. Fiber and polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats in these nuts decrease cholesterol and heart disease risk. According to research, pistachios lower blood pressure more than other nuts.

Lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels

Eating pistachios doesn't raise blood sugar because of their low glycemic index. Antioxidants, carotenoids, and phenolic substances help maintain blood sugar levels. 

Normal blood sugar

If the body can't make essential amino acids, it must eat them. Research suggests that pistachio amino acids lower blood fat and sugar (glycemic index) and tone and flex blood vessels.

Healthier blood vessels

Pistachios feature the most zeaxanthin and lutein of any nut, which protect your eyes from blue light and macular degeneration, an age-related eye illness.

Eye health improvement

Eating pistachios may aid weight loss. The fiber and protein in them fill you up and may lower your appetite. Try in-shell pistachios instead of shelled ones. Due to their slow shell removal, in-shell pistachios encourage mindful eating. Shells in front of you show how much you ate.

Weight loss

also see

also see

12 Home Remedies to Reduce Heart Palpitations