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In addition to their contribution to heart and eye health, pistachios are also an excellent source of copper, manganese and Vitamin B6, as well as a good source of a variety of other B vitamins. Copper is important as a component of enzymes and helps in the formation of connective tissue. Manganese plays a role in tissue development, growth, reproduction and the metabolism of fat and carbohydrates. Vitamin B6 is important in the development of antibodies within the immune system and it also assists with healthy nerve function and the production of red blood cells. Pistachios also contain fiber which is beneficial for gastrointestinal health.

Weight Loss
While the consumption of nuts is encouraged due to the health benefits, it is still important to watch portion sizes. Though nutritious, they are also high in calorie which can ruin weight loss efforts. Studies have determined that no weight change was detected when pistachios were consumed in moderation. They are a lower calorie nut. A serving of pistachios is about 49 nuts, providing 170 calories. In addition, pistachios are most often found still in the shell. It takes a bit of work to get into them which slows eating time allowing the brain to more effectively signal the gut when a person is full. In addition, this slower eating can lead to more mindful eating and enjoyment of the food

Read more: Pistachio Health Benefits | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/about_5122611_pistachio-health-benefits.html#ixzz1H0QWYiX8
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