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2011-02-03 11:23:00

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no coincidence that National Pistachio Day - February 26, 2011 - occurs during American Heart Month. Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in America, and promising nutrition research shows that pistachios are a heart healthy snack choice. In honor of American Heart Month, TheGreenNut.org is offering simple tips encouraging all Americans to go green for a healthy heart this February. (Photo:...

2011-02-02 09:33:00

DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans give consumers yet another reason to eat a handful--or 1 1/2 ounces--of tree nuts (including walnuts, pistachios, pine nuts, pecans, macadamias, hazelnuts, cashews, Brazils and almonds) every day. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommend consuming a variety of protein sources, including nuts, along with nutrient-rich foods and healthy fats in order to help curb the rising rates of overweight...

2010-12-06 10:13:00

FRESNO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TheGreenNut.org helps Americans keep their diets off the "naughty" list by offering weight-watching tips for the holiday season from Registered Dietitian and LIVESTRONG.com Nutrition Expert Alyse Levine, MS, RD. Levine is teaming up with TheGreenNut.org to share delicious yet nutritious holiday recipes featuring pistachios - the only Green Nut. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-09-09 16:13:00

FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As a popular resource for health-focused consumers, TheGreenNut.org announced today that Dr. Oz Garcia, PhD - widely known as the "nutritionist to the stars" for his work with high-profile celebrities such as Hilary Swank, Kim Cattrall and Heidi Klum - has signed on as the newest Green Nut Ambassador. Dr. Garcia will join other well-known nutrition professionals in helping share the great benefits of consuming pistachios, the only Green Nut, as part...

2010-08-30 14:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 3 million Americans suffering from celiac disease and other gluten allergies(1), TheGreenNut.org has teamed up with Simply Gluten-Free Inc. to offer unique gluten-free pistachio recipes created for the popular Web site's health-focused recipe section. New recipes will be added monthly to help the nation's growing population of people with gluten allergies or intolerance live a healthy lifestyle while continuing to enjoy delicious and...

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2010-05-21 10:34:59

Pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, according to an international team of nutritional scientists. "Our previous study showed the benefits of pistachios in lowering lipids and lipoproteins, which are a risk factor for heart disease," said Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished professor of nutrition, Penn State. "This new study shows an additional effect of pistachios so now there are multiple health...

2010-05-20 12:30:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, according to an international team of nutritional scientists. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100520/CG08300) "Our previous study showed the benefits of pistachios in lowering lipids and lipoproteins, which are a risk factor for heart disease," said Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished professor of...

2010-05-17 08:45:24

A study published last week in Archives of Internal Medicine found that a diet containing nuts, including pistachios, significantly lowered total and LDL-cholesterol levels, in addition to triglycerides.  The 600 subject, 25 clinical trial study, conducted in seven counties, is the most comprehensive study of its kind and further substantiates the evidence that nuts can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The report, authored by Dr. Joan Sabat© of Loma Linda University's...

2010-05-17 08:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nut and blood lipid study published on May 10, 2010, in Archives of Internal Medicine, led by Dr. Joan Sabate and colleagues at Loma Linda University (Loma Linda, Calif.), confirms that eating nuts, like pistachios, have a total and LDL (bad)-cholesterol-lowering effect, supporting the evidence that regular nut consumption can lower the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/CG05310) (Photo:...

2010-04-26 11:08:00

FRESNO, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- New information, unveiled by leading nutrition researchers, promotes the various health benefits of eating tree nuts - such as pistachios - on a regular basis. Two studies, funded by the International Tree Nut Council Nutrition Research & Education Foundation, were highlighted at the 2010 Experimental Biology meeting, April 24-28, to a group of nearly 13,000 scientists and exhibitors. The primary finding of the studies found that snacking on...


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