Barcelona – Within the World Pistachio Day, Dr. Ramon Estruch, and member of the Internal Medicine Service of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, reveals that pistachio is the protagonist of the new Official pyramid of the Mediterranean Diet (DM), in the category of nuts, developed by the Mediterranean Diet Foundation.
Consumer education is seen as key factor to keep pace with future bountiful harvests
FRESNO, CA – February 22, 2019 – California’s burgeoning pistachio industry is on a trajectory to produce more than 1.4 billion pounds by 2026 according to a new economic study commissioned by American Pistachio Growers (APG).
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.
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.”
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.
Let me tell you about my favourite go-to snack. It is one of the lowest calorie, lowest fat and highest fiber nut. Since over a decade it has been a part of my client’s and mine daily food. It’s California pistachios! It really is nutrition in a nutshell.
Nuts have made a big comeback on the healthy foods list. After suffering a bad rap for many decades, they are back in action as the good news about their health benefits has been coming in regularly lately.