PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 57
- coenzyme Q10
- essential amino acids
- polyunsaturated fat
- monounsaturated fat
- omega-6 (52:1 omega-6 to omega-3 ratio)
- complex carbohydrates
Potential Health Benefits
- powerful cardiovascular health boost
- increased immune system health
- anti-cancer properties
- improved digestion
- heart health boost
- lower "bad" cholesterol
- promote weight-loss
Potential Athletic Benefits
- Provide for sustained long-term energy demands.
- Decrease post-workout inflammation for an improved muscle recovery rate.
- Complex carbohydrates for strenuous energy demands.
- Benefit the cardiovascular system for long-term integrity.
Glycemic Index Rank
<15 out of 100
|Low Glycemic||less than 55|
Food Sensitivity Rank
0.6 to 1 ratio
|Low for Fructose Sensitivity||less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)|
Pistachio nuts and their potent nutrient attributes make them a top candidate for boosting our overall health. Regardless of how much effort it takes to crack them open, inside each nut contains the potential to boost our cardiovascular system health, protect against oxidative stress, increase our immune system function, and digestive tract health. Pistachios can be eaten regularly but in moderation to fat intake.
- Nutraceuticals for Blood Pressure Control
- Nutrition Attributes and Health Effects of Pistachio Nuts
- Effect of Pistachio Nut Consumption on Endothelial Function and Arterial Stiffness
- Review of Nut Phytochemicals, Fat-Soluble Bioactives, Antioxidants Components, and Health Effects
- Effects of Pistachios on Lipid/Lipoprotein Profile, Glycemic Control, Inflammation, and Endothelial Function
Sources include: USDA
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