One of the best types of Iranian pistachios is called Kalle ghoochi. The coarseness and fandoghi shape of this type of pistachio as well as its pleasant taste have caused its popularity and fame among consumers.
Pistachios and pistachio paste are rich in a type of vitamin E called gamma-tocopherol. This vitamin reduces the risk of cancer, especially prostate and lung cancer.
Some antioxidants, such as flavonoids and phenols found in the skin and kernels of roasted pistachios, are anti-inflammatory and are used to treat inflammation.
Reduces the High Blood Pressure in Type II Diabetes Patients
High-fiber nuts such as pistachios are recommended for the anti-diabetic diet. They not only help manage diabetes but also reduce the stress on the heart of people with type 2 diabetes.
Pistachio "healthy" cholesterol (HDL) levels can lower "bad" cholesterol (LDL) levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. Pistachios are also rich in fiber, another nutrient known to regulate cholesterol levels in your heart.
Keeps bones healthy
The benefits of pistachio paste reach the bones as well. They have amazing amounts of calcium, potassium, and magnesium. There is even some vitamin K that is very important for bone health. These nutrients strengthen bones and prevent bone-related diseases.
Helps to lose weight
If you are looking to lose weight, it is good to eat a handful of pistachios with other tree nuts every day.