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Almonds and walnuts are well known as being beneficial to heart health. But a recent study also linked consuming pistachios to significant heart health benefits.Pistachio nuts are interesting for heart health research, because of their relatively high levels of antioxidants, good fats and plant sterols.

 Here are 9 evidence-based health benefits of pistachios.

 ·         Loaded With Nutrients. ...

·         High in Antioxidants. ...

·         Low in Calories Yet High in Protein. ...

·         May Help You Lose Weight. ...

·         Promote Healthy Gut Bacteria. ...

·         May Lower Cholesterol and Blood Pressure. ...

·         May Benefit Your Blood Vessels. ...

·         May Help Lower Blood Sugar.

 

Iranian pistachios offer various advantages that set them apart from other types of pistachio in the world. Higher meat content offers better value for money. Iranian pistachios have a world-famous taste that is unrivaled.

This taste advantage is enhanced by roasting Iranian pistachios at higher temperatures, made possible by higher unsaturated oil content. This high temperature roasting eliminates any bacterial contamination, which may be present in raw product.

 

1.     Akbari: The most famous local brands of Iranian long pistachio are as the following: Iranian long pistachios.

2.     Kaleh Qouchi: This nut is famous for being large. It is sensitive to shortage of water and its leaves are complex. This type of nut is vulnerable to cold weather in spring. It can be harvested in mid September.

3.     Fandoghi: This cultivar is the most widely available pistachio variety and grows in most pistachio growing areas of Iran. Fandoghi is of round type and has the lowest shape index among the four cultivars.

4.     Ahmad Aghaei: This nut is rather large and its fruit is almond shaped. It can be harvested in late September. The newest commercial variety, very popular with the farmers, because of high yield and its shorter time to reach production. 

 

 

Date

18 November 2018

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Pistachio