Pistachios are excellent adjuvants for human health, keeping heart diseases away, decreasing LDL cholesterol, and also excellent as a valid cancer prevention. In particular, it has been found that in pistachios there is a remarkable level of a powerful food antioxidant, beta-carotene. Excellent snacks.
Pistachio like all nuts contains many calories, therefore it is not suitable for those who have to follow low calorie diets. It is also not recommended for those with diabetes and hypertension problems. For the rest, it has no particular contraindications, and its richness in vitamins and minerals makes it an interesting food from the point of view of its properties. Although mostly composed of fats, they are monounsaturated fats, which help regulate the amount of cholesterol in the blood and therefore help the health of the cardiovascular system. Some American studies indicate that moderate consumption of pistachios every day may be able to lower the levels of total cholesterol and especially LDL cholesterol, responsible for damage to the cardiovascular system. Finally, pistachios provide a very important help from the point of view of the fight against cancer. Against that of the pancreas in particular, as also in the case of breast cancer, this dried fruit would provide effective prevention. The substances present in this seed, such as isoflavones, lutein and polyphenols, also have tonic and antioxidant properties.