pistachios

  • A Million Years of Pistachios

    If you like pistachios you’re in good company: as in the Queen of Sheba, Israel (the man), Babylonian kings, Alexander the Great, and, more recently, the USA Water Polo team.

    A look at the health benefits of one of nature’s greatest nuts
    By Adam Swenson
  • Stressed? Pop Some Pistachios

    The next time you find yourself seeking sanity, pick up some pistachios. Researchers at Penn State University found that an ounce and a half of these tasty nuts reduces the body’s response to stress by relaxing arteries and keeping blood pressure low.

    Quick tip:
    Measure out a shot glass-full of this easy-to-pop snack to keep calories in check.