Healthy benefits of pistachios in the diet, raw and roasted, they have antioxidant properties and provide cardiovascular protection.
The pistachio is a dried fruit native to Asia, specifically the mountain regions of Turkey, Syria, Iran and Afghanistan, which has recently become a very popular food around the world. Pistachios are the fruit of Pistacia Vera, a small tree of the Pistacia genus also known as pistachios, and are a rich source of nutrients. The nutritional benefits of pistachio are many, and it has been shown that regular consumption of pistachios can be beneficial for overall health, including protection against chronic and cardiovascular diseases.
Pistachios star in the new pyramid of the Mediterranean Diet, one of the healthiest in the world. Within the framework of World Pistachio Day, Dr. Ramon Estruch, director of the PREDIMED study (Prevention with Mediterranean Diet) and member of the Internal Medicine Service of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, announces that pistachio is the […]