Ways to include pistachios in your diet

 Ways to include pistachios in your diet

Team L&M 

There are numerous health benefits of eating pistachiosAmerican Pistachios are considered as top quality ones. With a combination of protein, fiber, and healthy fats, pistachios hit that sweet spot for healthful snacking. Just a single serving can help you feel full, satisfied, and energized — all for a skinny calorie package.

These nuts are one of the lowest calorie nuts with only 160 calories in a single ounce, which is the equivalent of about 49 nuts. Also, these are a powerhouse of antioxidants that help maintain the glow of skin and hair. In fact, the antioxidant capacity of pistachios rivals that of popular antioxidant-rich foods like blueberries, cherries, pomegranates etc. Since these are shelf stable and do not need to be refrigerated, they can be easily carried and consumed by all. Here are five easy ways to include these in your diet:

Wake up to Pistachios
Start the day by including this powerhouse nut into morning oatmeal, whole-grain breakfast flakes, or pancake batter, you can add protein, fiber, and healthy fats to your meal.

Pack up when you are on the go
Throw a handful of nuts into an airtight container or bag for the perfect on-the-go, healthful snack for lunch boxes, gym bags, purses, briefcases, and overnight bags.

Make a yummilicious salad
There’s nothing better compared to an exquisite, nutty smash in your bowl of greens.

Get cooking
These can serve as a delicious and nutritious addition to your favorite dinner recipes. By doing so, you can even fill up your plate with more plant proteins.

Power your baking with Pistachios
Mix flavourful pistachios into your waffles, bread, biscuits, pies, and treats.


With inputs by Sharon Palmer, Dietician


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