5-6 pieces of pistachios can be included in your daily diet, because of the enormous nutritional value they possess.
Roasted and salted pistachio should not be exposed to air for long duration as they will lose their crunchiness.
They should be kept in airtight containers with a tight lid.
They can be kept in the packet only, but the packet must be closed tightly to ensure no air enters through it.
They must be stored in a cool and a dry place.
Pistachios have no sodium or cholesterol, and contain more potassium than other nuts, thereby helping in boosting our immune system and fighting infections.
Pistachios help reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase good cholesterol (HDL).
Pistachio are an excellent source of phosphorous, which is known to help prevent diabetes and improve glucose tolerance.
Pistachios contain lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that help prevent macular degeneration .
They have a high quantity of B6, that increases oxygen quantity in the blood, which is beneficial to haemoglobin.
Pistachios contain vitamin E, which helps maintain healthy skin.
They are also a great source of the fatty acids that help maintain healthy hair, stimulate hair growth and prevent hair loss.
Adding pistachios to your daily diet, is highly beneficial to your heart and eye health.
Average shelf life of roasted and salted pistachios is about 8 months.
Pistachios are a member from the cashew family and their unique nutty taste distinguishes them from other nuts. Pistachios thrive in a hot, dry climate. When the pistachios are ripe, they are harvested mechanically. A shaker is attached to a tractor. The tree is shaken and the nuts fall onto a net. The epicarp, which is the hull, is removed mechanically. These nuts are then washed, rinsed and soaked overnight in a brine solution, after which they are spread out to dry. Once dry, the pistachios are salted again and dry roasted. Pistachios are a good source of fiber and help maintain an acceptable cholesterol reading. They are an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals. They are also an excellent source of proteins and have excellent percentage of copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc and selenium to offer.
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