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Pistachios a wonderful dry fruit with some nutritional facts!

pistachios benefits in winter

Dry fruits are rich source of energy & nutrition and due to their diverse nutritional aspects the demand of such a fruits are increase day by day. Pistachio is such a dry fruit which has an excellent source of copper and manganese, and a good source of phosphorus. In Asian countries like Pakistan the consumption of Pistachio increases during winter and people like to eat such a dry fruit especially in night and with a cup of tea in evening.
Pistachios increase in areas which have winter cool enough so in Pakistan its produce from those tribal area which are cold than other areas of Pakistan. It has drought resistant in high summer temperature & can’t tolerate excessive dampness and high humidity. It is harvested in September, but sufficient supply and state-of-the-art storage systems allow the industry to provide pistachios throughout the year. To maintain the freshness of pistachios, store them in an airtight container (jug, Bottle, Pot) otherwise it will loss their crunch. Kept in a freezer or refrigerator it can be stored as long as a year.
Pistachios have the seven fundamental health benefits that may make you want to include them in your diet on a regular basis.
Healthy Blood
Pistachios are an amazingly rich source of vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 is necessary to make hemoglobin, the protein responsible for carrying oxygen through the blood stream to cells, and is also shown to increase the amount of oxygen carried.
Skin Beauty Health
it is also a great source of vitamin E that often recommended for healthy and beautiful skin. Vitamin E is also helpful for protecting the skin from UV damages.
For Eye Health
Pistachios hold two carotenoids that not found in most nuts. These carotenoids are protective antioxidants help for defending tissues from damage & free radicals.
Help in Diabetes
Eating pistachios may help against diabetes because the experts recommended daily value of the mineral phosphorous & it is contained in just one cup of pistachios. As well as breaking down proteins into amino acids, phosphorous aidsglucose tolerance.
It is also helpful for the Nervous system, Immune system & good for heart health as well. You may also use pistachios as a ingredients with different such as pistachios Gelato, Roast Chicken with pistachio & cranberry Stuffing, chocolate pistachio strawberry, Chocolate pistachio Fudge and many others form KFoods.com.