New Research Earns Pistachios “SuperFood” Status

New Research Earns Pistachios “SuperFood” Status

Three recent studies are giving pistachio lovers new reasons to reach for a handful of nuts—especially pistachios—while at work. Adding to an increasing volume of research about the health benefits of pistachios, one study and a national survey in the U.S. suggest a snack of pistachios might boost brain power and concentration levels at work.

And for anyone reluctant to add nut calories to their daily routine, a French study showed that adding a daily pistachio snack to an existing diet is not likely to cause weight gain. In fact, eating pistachios could add important nutrients that may be missing in the diet. Read more.