Green pistachios are considered to be a premium and rich nut. They can be served as a snack mixed with dry fruit. Because of their rich reputation, people use them as a gift during several festivities. These nuts are great for making sweets and can also be used in shredded form as a garnish.
- Pistachios help in reducing bad cholesterol, LDL and increases good cholesterol, HDL in the body thus preventing heart diseases. It also increases strength of the nerves making heart stronger
- The pistachio is a nutrient-dense nut with a heart-healthy fatty acid profile as well as protein, dietary fiber, potassium, magnesium, vitamin K, γ-tocopherol, and a number of phytochemicals. The pistachio's unique green and purple kernel color is a result of its lutein and anthocyanin content.A recent study found eating two servings of pistachios a day lowered vascular constriction during stress, which means the load on your heart is reduced since your arteries are more dilated.
- Storage: Keep in cool and dry place