Pistachio is one of the most – world- favorite-snack. Healthy and guilty free, made you feel better than eating popcorn.
Pistachio is the nut and came from same family as Cashew nut. It originated from Middle East and Central Asia. In Thailand, it is still not so popular comparing to cashew nut or peanut and the cost is higher as well.
Normally we roasted Pistachio with salt and add into dessert. Crush pistachio is one of the best selling ice cream flavor or on the top of dessert or cake for its wonderful flavor and texture.
1.Loads of Nutrients. Pistachios are one of the mosit Vitamins B6-rich foods. It plays an important role in many function, such as blood sugar regulation and the formation of hemoglobin, a molecule that carries oxygen in red blood cells.Moreover, they are also rich in potassium, with one ounce containing more potassium than half of a large banana
2. High in Antioxidants and benefit for eye sight.
They prevent cell damage and play a key role in reducing the risk of disease, such as cancer. They contain more antioxidants than most nuts and seeds and have the highest content of lutein and Zeaxanthin, which are very essential for eye health.
3. Low in Calories Yet High in Protein
They have fewer calories and more protein than most other nuts. Also, their essential amino acid content is higher than any other nut.
4.Promote Healthy Gut Bacteria
They contain a lot of Fiber. Eating pistachios may increase the number of bacteria that produce beneficial short-chain fatty acids like butyrate.
5. May Lower Cholesterol and Blood Pressure
Pistachios help us in reducing the Cholesterol and Blood pressure because of its high in antioxidants.