Moon claims pistachios contain more than 30 vitamins, minerals, and other benefits. Nearly 90% of pistachio fat is unsaturated.
Pistachios are an excellent plant-protein alternative to meat since they're cholesterol-free and high in fibre.
The American Diabetic Association labels nuts a "diabetes superfood" because of their healthful fat and fibre content.
Pistachios include tocopherols, phylloquinone, carotenoids, chlorophyll, and flavonoids.
Pistachios are a heart-healthy snack since 90% of their lipids are unsaturated.
"Pistachio shells may slow you down," says Moon. Empty shells may help snackers eat deliberately.