Wonderful Benefits of Pistachios

It’s a well-known fact that pistachios are not just tasty to eat but are also very healthy. While they contain essential nutrients that aid in weight loss and maintaining a healthy heart and gut, they are also a rich source of healthy fats, protein, antioxidants, and fiber. One of the most commonly used edible nuts around the world, pistachios have many benefits to offer. Take a look.

Pistachios help fight against conditions, like anemia, as the hemoglobin count rises and increases the blood flow. It also helps in reducing the glycation process and controls diabetes, which thereby helps in balancing blood sugar levels and blood pressure. Apart from that, pistachios help reduce inflammation, maintain the nervous system and boost the immune system of the body.

Keeps the heart healthy. The antioxidants present in the shells of pistachios neutralize the free radicals in the body that may cause heart diseases and cancer. Consuming pistachios on a daily basis decreases the levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) in your body and also prevents the formation of blood clots.

Aids in digestion and weight management. Pistachios are a great source of dietary fiber, which helps in smooth digestion. Additionally, with the low amount of calories and saturated fats they contain and the high protein and unsaturated fats, they help in maintaining an ideal weight.

Stimulates hair growth. Due to the rich source of fatty acids, pistachios help strengthen, deeply nourish, and moisturize your hair, while improving your hair texture. The high level of biotin helps in combating hair loss effectively.

Benefits your skin. Pistachio oil is a natural moisturizer and has a smoothening effect on your skin. It also reduces signs of ageing and gives you a radiant skin.

 

-Sumana