Pistachios have a very high antioxidant capacity, among the highest when compared to values reported in research of many foods commonly known for their antioxidant capacity, such as blueberries, pomegranates, cherries, and beets.
Many people are looking to improve their overall health and immunity this year – with a focus on diet as one way to do so. According to the International Food Information Council’s Year-End Survey, one in three people report their eating habits have become healthier over the past year.
APG has assembled an All-Star line-up of celebrity chefs who will make U.S.-grown pistachios the star of their dishes. Wolfgang Puck, Nancy Silverton, Gerald Hirigoyen and Martin Yan will guide journalists in the U.S., China, France, Germany, India, Italy and Spain through live, interactive cook-alongs via Zoom.
Today it was announced that a new analysis1 shows U.S. grown roasted pistachios meet the generally accepted definition as a “complete protein,” meaning they join the ranks of a small number of plant proteins such as quinoa, chickpeas, and soybeans that have become popular among vegetarians and consumers who wish to move away from animal proteins.
Including pistachios in a regular diet can lead to healthy cellular aging
and longevity in prediabetic subjects
FRESNO, CA – July 11, 2019 – Researchers at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, Institute of Health Pere Virgili, CIBER, discovered that eating just a handful of pistachios as part of their diet can positively affect cellular aging and longevity, reports American Pistachio Growers. The study is the first of its kind to determine the positive effects of pistachio consumption among prediabetics.