Pistachios aren’t just tasty and fun to eat they are also super healthy. They are technically a fruit which contains healthy fats and are a good source of protein, fiber and antioxidants. Pistachios also contain several essential nutrients and have benefits from weight loss, as well as heart and gut health. Here are 7 health benefits of pistachios.
1. Full of Nutrients. They are high in protein, fiber and antioxidants. They also have several other important nutrients, including b6 and potassium.
2. Extremely high in antioxidants. Pistachios are high in lutein and zeaxanthin which both promote eye health.
3. Low in calories and high in protein.
4. Help aid weight loss.
5. Promote healthy gut bacteria. Eating pistachios may increase the number of bacteria that produce beneficial short-chain fatty acids like butyrate.
6. Lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
7. Lower blood sugar. Pistachios have a low glycemic index, which promote lower blood sugar levels.
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