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2012-11-01 07:32:35

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, fill your bowl with in-shell California pistachios for a deliciously healthy snack, which may help keep calories in check and may just prevent poor food choices during the holiday season. Behavioral eating expert James Painter, PhD, RD, whose research coined the "Pistachio Principle" talks about his published studies, and provides three practical snacking tips for surviving the holiday season. Preliminary research published in...

2012-09-17 02:22:47

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Get Crackin' campaign leaves no nut uncracked. The first phase of the Wonderful Pistachios advertising campaign is sure to fire up conversation among audiences of all ages, with a nutty cast of characters that appeal to a variety of consumers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/LA74973LOGO) Season four's "P-list" celebs include: 1970s disco phenomenon The Village People; Brobee, everybody's favorite...

2012-06-26 02:26:14

LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As bats get crackin', consumers can get snackin' on a good-for-you-snack option at ballparks this summer: Wonderful Pistachios. Now available at several Major League Baseball stadiums across the country, Wonderful Pistachios provide a healthy, nutrient-dense snack that fans can enjoy as they cheer on their favorite baseball team. A reduced serving of 30 pistachios, about a handful, offers only 100 calories[1] and can help satisfy hunger between...

2012-05-30 02:26:26

LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The countdown to summer is on with many consumers looking for healthy ways to get swimsuit-ready, without sacrificing good taste and nutrition. Snack seekers need look no further than another Wonderful option in the produce section: Wonderful Almonds. These nutrient-dense, California-grown nuts are available in three varieties - Roasted & Salted, Roasted No Salt and Natural Raw - and are rolling out in grocery stores nationwide. (Photo:...

Pistachio's May Promote A Beneficial Gut Environment
2012-04-24 13:40:52

First-of-its-kind research presented as an abstract at the 2012 American Society for Nutrition suggests eating pistachios may positively impact bacterial profile of the digestive tract A preliminary 16-person study suggests that eating pistachios may help alter levels of potentially beneficial bacteria in the gut, a finding that holds promise for supporting digestive health(1). The research, presented as an abstract this week at the Experimental Biology conference, is the first study of...

2012-04-12 13:05:27

In a study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition[i], researchers compared risk factors for heart disease, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome of nut consumers versus those who did not consume nuts. Tree nut (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts) consumption specifically, was associated with higher levels of high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (good cholesterol) and lower levels of C-reactive protein, a...

2012-04-12 13:03:57

In a study published in Nutrition Research, researchers looked at the association of out-of-hand nut (OOHN) consumption with nutrient intake, diet quality and the prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome in both children and adults. Consumers of OOHN, including tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts), had higher intakes of energy, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (the good fats) and...

2012-03-06 10:56:58

New evidence suggests consumption of tree nuts, including the nutrient-packed 'skinny nut,' may support weight management and lower health risks March is National Nutrition Month and as the spotlight shines on all things healthy, celebrate with a mindful snack that loves you back–California pistachios. The theme of this year's "National Nutrition Month" is "Get your Plate in Shape." The annual campaign, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American...

2011-12-07 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, fill your bowl with in-shell California pistachios for a deliciously healthy snack to help keep calories in check and prevent poor food choices during the holiday season. New research, recently published in the journal Appetite, shows that consuming in-shell pistachios offers unique mindful eating benefits to help curb consumption and decrease calorie intake. Dubbed "The Pistachio Principle," this approach offers a...

2011-12-01 09:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Developed exclusively for Wonderful® Pistachios, the Angry Birds game phenomenon soars to new heights with the launch of "The Hunt for the Golden Pistachio," the first-ever fully branded, custom Angry Birds game released in the U.S. Office productivity will likely take a nosedive, as the captive 8 million+ users who already play the game online (optimized on Google Chrome browsers) can, for the first time, win one of 20,000...