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Monday, February 13, 2012

[AlternativeAnswers] Re: Pistachios Health Benefits


I guess it's a good thing I eat these like they're going out of style.

-Steph in GA

--- In AlternativeAnswers@yahoogroups.com, "ideas4health.in" <ideasforhealth@...> wrote:
> Pistachios Health Benefits:
> Nutritional values of Pistachios are; Pistachios provides as much as
> 550 K calories of energy for one hundred grams of nuts, it contains
> carbohydrates, proteins, fats, dietary fiber and zero cholesterol. In
> addition to these, it consists of essential minerals like, potassium,
> sodium, copper, calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, selenium, phosphorous,
> magnesium and Vitamins namely, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E,
> folates, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine and
> antioxidants like, lutein, crypto-xanthin B, zeaxanthin, and beta
> carotene, all contribute to promote general health and wellness.
> Pistachios Health Benefits include; Oleic acid found in pistachios
> lowers LDL Cholesterol and raises the level of HDL cholesterol in the
> blood and along with mono-unsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants, it
> prevents Coronary Arterial Disorders, prevents heart strokes, improves
> heart health, stabilizes lipid profile in the blood. Due to the
> presence of Phyto-chemicals and poly phenolic antioxidants, Vitamin E,
> Carotenes, it eliminates toxic free oxygen radicals thus prevents
> degenerative diseases, like hypertension, diabetes, cancers.
> Gamma-tocopherol which is lipid soluble antioxidant that maintains the
> integrity of cell and mucus membranes thus improves skin health, and
> protects from harmful free radicals, prevents premature aging, protects
> Ultraviolet radiation, prevents skin cancer and keeps the skin glowing
> and maintains the moisture of skin.

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