A recent study revealed that nuts are beneficial and healthy for the body, and one of the most prominent types of nuts is pistachios, because it contains many benefits and nutrients that work to lose weight.
According to the study “timesofindia”, the inclusion of pistachios in the diet regularly can contribute to weight loss, in the context of a restricted calorie diet., And may contribute to additional health benefits such as lowering blood pressure.
The study also revealed that pistachios help in maintaining a healthy weight and do not cause weight gain according to general belief.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, also indicated whether pistachios could be used as part of a weight-loss program in a study of 100 healthy, overweight and obese people.
All participants received general advice on dietary and behavioral weight loss, and guidance on ways to increase their physical activity. Half of the participants included 1.5 ounces of peanuts in their daily diet, and the other half did not eat pistachios.
According to the researchers, both groups lost about 5 percent of their body weight and both decreased their waist circumference and body mass index (BMI). And heart disease.
Doctors confirmed that The pistachio group also contains higher blood levels of lutein, alpha and beta-carotene antioxidant carotenoids and a healthy ratio of polyunsaturated fatty acids to saturated fatty acids.