Pistachio nuts are a super health snack. They are not only tasty and fun to eat but also loaded with antioxidants. These edible seeds of the Pistacia vera tree contain healthy fats and are a good source of protein and fiber. What's more, they contain several essential nutrients and can aid weight loss and heart and gut health. Naturally, the pistachio nut is green in colour but some countries dye them red to stand out. Iran is the number one producers of pistachios.
Some of the health benefits include; one of the lowest calorie nuts, rich in antioxidants Lutein and Zeaxanthin are essential for eye health and high in fiber will control your weight loss appetite so you feel fuller and not snack out.
Country of Origin: USA, Iran Allergen: Tree nut allergy and may contain traces of peanut
Besides delicious recipes as a snack, salad garnish, desserts or even pizza toppings, pistachio butter is also used as a powerful body or facial mask. For dry skin, pistachio oil helps hydrate the skin and are often mixed in with other ingredients like shea butter.