Pistachio Day is celebrated every year on February 26 and is known as the “national pistachio day”, Which is why all lovers of this delicious fruit celebrate it in style.
The pistachio it is one of the oldest trees in the world and it is even a dried fruit that appears in the Bible, in Iran it is one of the most consumed nuts and that are known as the smile nut and in China they are called the happy walnut. But pistachios are also known in some parts of the world as the green almond.
This fruit is native to western Asia and Asia Minor where trees grew wild in the high desert regions and legend has it that encourage good fortune to lovers especially on full moon nights as they are under its branches.
Table of Contents
- 1 Let's talk about the nutritional value of pistachio
- 2 Health benefits of pistachios
Let's talk about the nutritional value of pistachio
Thanks to its high nutritional value and a long duration, pistachios an indispensable way to have physical sustenance among early explorers and traders, including travelers on the ancient Silk Road that connected China to the West.
These nuts they are healthy for the heart. But another reason to love pistachios is that they comprise roughly the 90% unsaturated fat, which is the good type of fat that adds flavor to your life and is a very pleasant snack to consume in your meetings. They also contain many antioxidants that help the heart and body in general, being an incredible source of dietary fiber, something very typical of nuts and pistachio gives you a good percentage.
Health benefits of pistachios
Promotes heart health
The pistachio contains monounsaturated fats They play a very important role in lowering bad cholesterol. As we know, LDL is undoubtedly the main cause of clogged arteries that reduces blood flow to the heart.
Pistachio nourishes the skin and improves digestion
The various antioxidants in pistachios make it good for skinas vitamin-E works very well to safeguard cell membranes and makes skin look glowing.
These antioxidants protect you against harmful solar radiationas the essential oils in pistachios make it a powerful source for eliminating dry skin and aging skin.
Pistachios are the first choice for those who are on a diet. Evidence shows that pistachios they have very few caloriesThey are high in protein and low in saturated fat.
Increases eye health
Consumption of pistachios helps improve eye health. Also, the likelihood of retinal injury occurring with age is minimal when you consume foods rich in carotenoids. Therefore, if you are concerned about having a good vision, pistachios will help you in that regard.
Pistachios significantly influence the men's sexual vitality.
In a recent study, it was indicated that men who had a daily consumption of about 100 grams of pistachios for three weeks improved their erectile function by 50% and this was verified in conjunction with ultrasound scans of blood flow within the penis.
Defense against diabetes
One of the health benefits of pistachios is that work to improve diabetesSince in people who fight against diabetes, sugars form improper bonds together with proteins and then render them useless, a process known as glycation.
So with all this said, don't wait any longer and go out to celebrate Pistachio Day in style.