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2011-08-29 03:32:38

  Could pistachio nuts be used to make a healthier, caffeine-free beverage that tastes like coffee? According to a Sunday article by Telegraph Science Correspondent Richard Gray, the answer might be yes. "It has caused coffee manufacturers sleepless nights: could there be a caffeine-free coffee which actually tastes like the real thing?" Gray asked. "The search for a stimulant-free alternative has often proven less than fruitful, with versions of the drink which lack not just...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer season brings hiking and biking trips, long days outside and race training season. Fueling your body with healthy foods is important to keep energy up especially when the sun is beating down. The antioxidants in pistachios help reduce the risk of heart disease(1) and the protein, carbohydrate and vitamin B content make them an ideal natural refueling option. Snack on pistachios for a delicious - and fun - summer. To view the...

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2011-07-17 08:03:56

Two studies published in the current on-line issue of the journal Appetite indicate that consuming in-shell pistachios is a weight-wise approach to healthy snacking, offering unique mindful eating benefits to help curb consumption and decrease calorie intake. The first study found that participants who consumed in-shell pistachios ate 41-percent fewer calories compared to those who consumed shelled pistachios. The second study revealed that pistachio nut shells can provide important "visual...

2011-07-14 10:30:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two studies published in the current on-line issue of the journal Appetite indicate that consuming in-shell pistachios is a weight-wise approach to healthy snacking, offering unique mindful eating benefits to help curb consumption and decrease calorie intake. The first study found that participants who consumed in-shell pistachios ate 41-percent fewer calories compared to those who consumed shelled pistachios. The second study revealed that...

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2011-07-13 07:48:23

Eating nuts daily could help control type 2 diabetes and prevent complications Eating nuts every day could help control Type 2 diabetes and prevent its complications, according to new research from St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto. In the research, published online by the journal Diabetes Care, a team of researchers led by Dr. David Jenkins (University of Toronto Department of Nutritional Sciences; St. Michael's Hospital Risk Factor Modification Centre) reports that...

2011-07-08 01:54:36

A new study now appearing in the peer-reviewed British Journal of Nutrition, finds that fat in pistachios may not be completely absorbed by the body. The randomized controlled-feeding study, which is the first-of-its-kind research with nuts, indicates that pistachios may actually contain fewer calories per serving than originally thought. Conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the study shows pistachios to be one of the...

2011-07-06 08:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published June 29 in Diabetes Care suggests that nuts, such as pistachios, are a healthy food choice for people with type 2 diabetes. Researchers from the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital found that people with type 2 diabetes, who ate about two ounces of tree nuts in place of carbohydrates, improved their long-term blood sugar control and lowered their cholesterol levels. "There are two important factors in caring for...

2011-07-05 11:45:00

TERRA BELLA, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cenergy Power, one of California's leading commercial solar developers, has completed two solar photovoltaic (PV) systems: a 1.120 megawatt (MW) carport/ground mount and a 560.28 kilowatt (kW) ground solar systems for Setton Pistachio at their 300,000 sq. ft. pistachio processing facility in Terra Bella. Setton is the second largest pistachio processor in the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/LA30277)...

2011-05-02 09:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of May ushers in plans for family vacations, increased time outdoors and even busier calendars filled with activities. As schedules heat up for summer, the pistachio industry and LIVESTRONG.COM, a destination for all-things food, fitness and healthy living, are urging Americans to still make health a priority while packing in the action. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-04-12 12:18:00

FRESNO, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study conducted by the University of Toronto found that pistachios limit blood sugar response in the body of people with metabolic syndrome. This study shows that pistachios are a smart snack choice, not only for healthy individuals, but also for those struggling with certain health problems. This study is being presented today at the Experimental Biology meeting. Recently published research has shown that pistachios help limit blood...