Struggling to keep your blood sugar levels under check? Then here is some good news that is sure to put a smile on your face. It has been found in recent studies that consuming pista can help you lower your blood sugar levels. Yes, the studies actually have been able to prove the real-time health benefits of pistachio nuts in helping us control our lifestyle diseases.
Pistachios, although commonly referred to as nuts, are in fact seeds of the pistachio tree, and are a rich source offiber,minerals and unsaturated fats that help keeping your blood sugar, blood pressure and cholestrol in check. Various studies indicate that their glucose-and-insulin-lowering effect can even help women battle gestational diabetes. It has also been proven that eating pista nuts everyday can improve your cardiometabolic risk factor with well-controlled type 2 diabetes.
These green and slightly green nuts are a store-house of atleast a dozen other nutrients that the human body needs everyday, like thiamine, vitamin B6, and minerals like potassium and phosphorus. Additionally present are Vitamins A,E and K and minerals such as iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium.
Studies also suggest that the ricch fiber and protien content in pistachios can help you feel fuller thus being a great help for those trying to go on a diet or control their body weight. There is also enough evidence supporting the fact that the pista fiber can also improve your intestinal health by aiding the ‘good’ bacteria. A healthy bowel system and controlled diet indirectly contribute greatly to keeping your diabetes under check.
So the next time you go to the doctor or decide to switch medication, consider including a handful of pista nuts to your diet everyday. When coupled with proper medical attention, pistas can work wonders in keeping your blood sugar levels well under control.