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Pistachios, a superfood for persons of all ages
The ongoing health emergency has raised consciousness about personal health, with a special focus on nutritional intake.
If you are making smart diet plans that include healthy snacking options that one can munch while working, consider adding pistachios. Here are some of its benefits.
One 28g serving of pistachios equals 49 nuts, more than any other snack nut. Pistachios are a naturally cholesterol-free snack that contain healthy fats and only 1.5g saturated fat. They also have the antioxidant, lutein, which filters harmful UV light and blue light from electronic device screens.
Complete source of protein
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines a complete protein as a food that contains “all of the essential amino acids in adequate amounts.”
Fuels active lifestyles
It is cholesterol-free, a good source of fiber, healthy fats and B-vitamins and contains antioxidants, lutein, and potassium, to help the body refuel and recover before and after a workout.
For would-be mothers
According to a landmark study, women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and elevated blood glucose (GIGT) who ate pistachios had a significantly lower rise in their blood glucose levels when compared to eating whole wheat bread.
An essential snack for children
Pistachios can be included as a smart snacking option as a part of their children’s diet plans. They are also super healthy and can help the children grow, develop, and learn.
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