The skinny on pistachios: [Infographic]
(BPT) - Those who fear the fat in nuts can rest assured that pistachios won’t wreak havoc on your healthy eating plan. Eating as much as 20 percent of calories as pistachios may not lead to weight gain, according to recent research presented at the 2014 Experimental Biology conference. Skinnier than any other nut, pistachios are chock full of nutrients including fiber, lean protein and healthy fat. In addition, pistachios can help promote hearth health and improve measures of cardiovascular health for those with type 2 diabetes. For more information on the health benefits of pistachios, visit americanpistachios.org.