Pistachios & Weight Management

Did you know that a one-ounce serving of pistachios is 49 nuts – more nuts per serving than any other snack nut? Those 49 nuts contain just 160 calories, and are also packed with nutrients your body needs to stay healthy.








Research suggests that a diet including pistachios may help with weight management when part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Plus emerging research suggests that eating pistachios in the shell can help to manage the serving size eaten without compromising fullness. Health professionals can read more about pistachio science related to weight management.

Further information for Health Professionals





















References:
1. Flores-Mateo G, et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;97:1346–1355
2. Baer DJ, et al. British J Nutr. 2012;107:120-125.


Nutrition Power - Pistachios have
protein, beneficial fats, fiber and
other important nutrients your body
needs every day**

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Post Exercise Aid - Pistachios can
help to meet the post exercise
needs of casual fitness enthusiasts
and athletes*

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Heart Health - Certain nutrients
in pistachios may help with heart
health, according to recent
research***

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Pistachios and Health
Pistachios provide a variety of
nutrients offering diverse
benefits to health****

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*Pistachios are a source of protein which contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle. Pistachios are a high source of potassium which helps your muscles work normally and supports normal blood pressure. Pistachios are a high source of vitamin B6 which helps you feel less tired and contributes to the normal metabolism of protein and glycogen. Pistachios are a source of magnesium which helps your muscles work normally, supports normal protein synthesis and helps you feel less tired. Pistachios are a source of vitamin B2 which supports the normal release of energy from foods, supports normal iron metabolism and helps you feel less tired. Pistachios are a source of zinc which supports normal immune system function, normal protein synthesis and plays a role in normal carbohydrate metabolism.

**Pistachios are a source of protein, supporting normal bones and contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle. Pistachios are a high source of monounsaturated fats. Replacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol. Pistachios are a high source of fibre. Pistachios are a high source of chromium, potassium, manganese, phosphorous and copper, and a source of magnesium, iron, selenium and zinc.

***Pistachios are a high source of potassium which help muscles work normally and supports normal blood pressure, plus chromium which contributes to maintaining normal blood glucose levels. Pistachios are a source of protein which contributes to the growth & maintenance of muscles,and a source of folate which contributes to normal blood formation, metabolism of homocysteine and plays a role in making cells in the body.

****Pistachios are a high source of chromium which contributes to maintaining normal blood glucose level and plays a role in the normal metabolism of fat, protein and carbohydrates. Pistachios are a source of iron which supports normal oxygen transport around the body, normal release of energy from foods, normal immune system function, contributes to normal thinking abilities and helps you feel less tired. Pistachios are a high source of vitamin B6 which contributes to normal metabolism of homocysteine, normal psychological function/ contributes to normal mental health, normal metabolism of protein and glycogen and helps maintain normal hormone levels.