Nuts and dried fruits are among the most useful and richest food items. These food items have high calories and can meet some of the basic needs of the human body.
Nuts can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Properties of pistachio nuts
Compared to brown and white nuts, pistachios are relatively low in carbohydrates and high in protein. Also, pistachios are very rich in fiber and vitamin B6 and have relatively less fat compared to other edible nuts. By reducing triglyceride levels, pistachios reduce many risk factors related to cardiovascular diseases and help heart health. Therefore, it can be replaced with carbohydrate-rich snacks.
The abundance of lutein, beta-carotene and vitamin E in pistachios has made pistachios one of the edible nuts useful for the heart. When 2 servings of raw pistachios (about 5 each serving) are consumed during the day, systolic blood pressure is reduced. Therefore, the level of blood cholesterol also decreases to an acceptable level. On the other hand, the compounds in pistachio maintain blood sugar balance by regulating insulin secretion in the body.
Eating pistachios improves the immune system. In addition, pistachio has antimicrobial properties and its consumption is recommended for people suffering from heart diseases. Because pistachios increase good and essential cholesterol in the body and prevent clogging of arteries. Finally, it should be said that consuming pistachios can control fat and blood pressure. Pistachios are rich in calcium, phosphorus and copper. It is also a rich source of iron. Therefore, it helps to compensate for iron deficiency in people suffering from anemia.
Pistachios contain a lot of potassium and antioxidants. Also, pistachios strengthen the cardiovascular system and the digestive system.