Are Pistachios Good For You?

Pistachios are a delicious nut that, if eaten in moderation, can be extremely good for you.

While most nuts, including pistachios, are high in fat, they are actually full of the ‘good’ kind of fat that promotes a healthy cholesterol level. Pistachios work to lower the cholesterol in your system. They also work to eliminate plaque build up on arteries found in the body. A healthy portion of nuts everyday will keep your cholesterol at a good level that promotes health and longevity.

Pistachios also contain are large supply of antioxidants, as well as vitamins A, E and a small portion of C. The antioxidants found in pistachios helps protect the skin from premature aging through the removal of toxins from the body. All cells are protected by eating a healthy dose of pistachios.

The healthy fat found in pistachios leads to healthy skin and hair, which causes you to appear younger than you actually are. Some women swear by eating pistachios each day because of the healthy fat provided to their body. Skin looks more youthful and hair appears more healthy.

Pistachios also contain a healthy supply of protein which the body needs for muscle building. Muscle regeneration and repair can be sped up by eating a healthy portion of pistachios each and everyday. Remember to keep your portion size small if you are trying to lose weight.

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