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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...

2011-04-11 16:06:21

New USDA study: Fat found in pistachios may not be readily absorbed by the body In a first-of-its-kind study with nuts, randomized controlled-feeding research conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that fat in pistachios may not be completely absorbed by the body. The findings indicate that pistachios may actually contain fewer calories per serving than originally thought "“ further validating pistachios as one of...

2011-04-11 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first-of-its-kind study with nuts, randomized controlled-feeding research conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that fat in pistachios may not be completely absorbed by the body. The findings indicate that pistachios may actually contain fewer calories per serving than originally thought - further validating pistachios as one of the lowest calorie nuts with 160...

2011-04-04 00:00:28

Certified nutritionist Isabel De Los Rios helps dieters understand the importance of including walnuts and other beneficial foods in their healthy eating plan. De Los Rios earned a pre-med degree in Exercise Physiology from Rutgers University and developed the scientifically based Diet Solution Program which has helped more than 50,000 people lose weight permanently. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) April 2, 2011 Certified nutritionist Isabel De Los Rios, creator of the scientifically based Diet...

2011-02-28 10:44:00

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released research from Penn State University highlights phytosterols, found in pistachios, may improve cholesterol, a factor in cardiovascular health. "We already know that pistachios are a naturally cholesterol-free food, but this new study suggests that phytosterols, or plant sterols, in pistachios may help to reduce the absorption of cholesterol," said Constance Geiger, PhD, RD, CD and nutrition expert for the Western Pistachio...

2011-02-24 14:21:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western Pistachio Association (WPA) announced from its 2011 Annual Meeting that pistachio growers have a significant impact on the states' economies in three primary growing regions: California, Arizona and New Mexico. As a result of collective grower spending, pistachio growers create nearly $682.5 million annually, or $1.9 million each day of the year, in "ripple effect" business activity, according to a new WPA-commissioned study...


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