Pistachios are the seeds of the pistachio tree. They’re usually green and slightly sweet. They’re called nuts, but botanically pistachios are seeds. People have been eating them for thousands of years.
The kernels can have different colors, ranging from yellow to shades of green. They’re usually about an inch long and half an inch in diameter. But if you want to taste one, you’ll have to crack open its hard shell first.
The pistachio tree originated in western Asia, and archaeologists believe pistachios became a food as early as 7,000 B.C. They came to the United States in the mid-19th century and commercial production began in the 1970s.
- English Name: Pistachio
- Urdu Name: Pista
- Scientific Name: Pistacia vera
Uses & Health Benefits:
- Pistachios are bursting with the fiber, minerals, and unsaturated fat that can help keep your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol in check.
- Boost Immune System.
- Gives Relief From Constipation.
- Improves Body’s Metabolism.
- Reduces Risk Of Heart Attacks & Strokes.
- Beneficial For Digestion & Intestinal Health.
- High levels of unsaturated fatty acids and potassium.
- They can lower your chances for cardiovascular disease.
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