Thursday, October 16, 2014

OMG! Never Knew Pista Has So Many Health Benefits

Health benefits of pista or pistachios
Pista or Pistachios is very famous dry fruits. They are eaten plain as well as salted. You can use them to garnish sweets and desserts. You can also prepare cookies and cakes using pista.

Vital nutrients present in pista complete the need of humans. Pista contains nutrients like proteins, carbohydrates, fats, phosphorus, dietry fiber, thiamine, potassium, vitamin B – 6, zeaxanthin and lutein, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, vitamin E, copper, manganese, riboflavin, vitamin C, niacin, folate, panthothenic acid, Vitamin A and K. All these essential nutrients makes pista ideally suited for healthy body.

Today will share some health benefits of this amazing dry fruit.

Health benefits of pista are as follow:

Keeps your heart healthy

Pista is heart friendly nut. If, you consume pista daily then you can reduce your bad LDL cholesterol in your body.  Unsaturated fatty acid and antioxidants are great for keeping your heart healthy.

Good to manage your weight
If you are on diet then pista is ideal nut for you. It is low in calories and high in protein. It has low saturated fat and high unsaturated fats as compared to some other nuts. Thus this nut should be consumed to keep you heart managed.

Reduce age related diet

Pista contains carotenoid antioxidants like zeaxanthin and luletin. Consumption of these antioxidants which helps to reduce age related diseases.

Eliminates skin dryness

It helps to eliminated skin dryness. To reduce dryness saturated fat is very important.

Dietary Fiber

Dietary fiber is very important to smooth the food and improves digestion.

Antioxidant properties

Pista contains goof health as it contains good antioxidants. In body antioxidants helps in minimizing ageing.   

Absorb iron

Pista contains good amount of copper content which is known for absorbing iron from food. Thus people which is not good as it is like anemia.

These were few health benefits of pista.

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