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Sunday, February 24, 2019
Nearly 8,000 runners received a sample pack of pistachios in their goody bags in Italy’s Napoli Marathon in Naples, February 24 and Germany’s Bramfelder Winter Running Series, January 20 and February 17.
Friday, February 1, 2019
In February, more than 230 Italian journalist students attended a presentation by APG nutrition expert, Dr. Martina Donegani, regarding the research findings that earned pistachios a “Super Food Status.”
Friday, January 11, 2019
On January 11, APG nutritionist Dr. Sheng Ge, Deputy Director of the Institute of Nutrition and Health Foods, in Shanghai Tongji University Hospital, and Dr. Hongwei Guo, Director General of Shanghai Nutrition Society, collaborated on a presentation given to 120 nutrition professionals.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

"Mainly, we are looking for the healthy fats, antioxidants and protein in the pistachios.  The mixture of the healthy fats and lutein helps to support the brain and eyes, the polyphenols help to decrease inflammation and the arginine effects circulation and recovery." -Becci Twombley, RD, CSSD

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
In a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers studied how effective it was to prevent cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean Diet with either olive oil or nuts and concluded that “the incidence of major cardiovascular events was lower among those assigned to a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts than among those assigned to a reduced-fat diet.”
Monday, February 11, 2019

2018 showcased the continued growth in plant-based food innovation, interest, and sales. According to Innova Market Insights, consumers are drawn to plant-based foods based on the growing cross-sectional interest that drive its popularity: sustainability, health, and ethics from plant-based ingredients.

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