THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2016

Deck the Halls with Pistachios

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Gear Up For Game Day with Pistachios

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015

No Tricks to These Treats

Quick and Easy Snacks to Pack for Back to School

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TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015

Go Nuts for Fiber

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Spark Flavor Fireworks This 4th of July

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015

The Summer of the Pistachios

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

Practice Mindful Eating this May with the Pistachio Principle

During a meal, it can take up to 20 minutes for your brain to register that your stomach is full.1 Eating too much, too fast, may lead to unwanted pounds. For a healthy way to manage weight, ditch the fad diets for good and practice mindful eating. Focus on what to eat, and on how to eat. One example of a mindful eating technique is the Pistachio Principle.

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TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015

Nutritious Snack Swaps for Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month and it’s important to raise awareness about sensitivity to gluten and ways to modify your diet without sacrificing taste and nutrition. Gluten is present in many common foods such as bread, pasta and cereal as well as popular snack foods including cookies and crackers. The good news is that there are plenty of great-tasting naturally gluten-free foods.

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TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015

May is Mediterranean Diet Month

The Mediterranean diet is recognized as one of the healthiest eating patterns. In contrast to a typical American diet, which tends to be higher in meat, fast food, sugary desserts and soda, a Mediterranean way of eating is plant-based, including fruits, vegetables, nuts such as pistachios, seeds, beans, and grains, with smaller amounts of fish, poultry, eggs, yogurt and cheese. There is an emphasis on seasonal, fresh, and locally grown foods, olive oil is the preferred main dietary fat over butter and margarine, fresh fruit is the recommended dessert, and wine in enjoyed in moderation, usually with meals.

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MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015

Snacking Trends

According to international food and beverage consultants, Baum + Whiteman, pistachios are the nut of the year!¹ Maybe it’s because of their smooth buttery taste or maybe it’s because they are one of the lowest fat, lowest calorie snack nuts around. Whatever the reason, it doesn’t stop there when it comes to eating trendy this year.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015

Dare to Pair these Pistachio Pairings?

Being one of the lowest calorie, lowest fat snack nuts, you can enjoy a generous handful of 30 nuts for about 100 calories.1 Preliminary behavioral eating studies suggest that eating in‐shell pistachios may help slow down your snacking rate, and the empty shells are a visual cue for how much you have eaten, potentially reducing calorie intake.2,3 This mindful munching effect is known as the “Pistachio Principle.”

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015

Spring Has Sprung: How to Jumpstart Your Clean Eating

It’s that time of year again – time for spring cleaning! Clean up your eating habits with a pantry makeover. Stock up on some natural green pistachios for a delicious and nutritious start to your clean eating lifestyle this spring.

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MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015

How much of a health nut are you? Take this quiz!

Are you nuts for pistachios? Test your knowledge and see how much of a Pistachio Health Nut you are! By taking this quiz and commenting on our Facebook page, you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win a FREE bag of pistachios! Good luck!

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THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015

Pistachios 101: Why Are They So Nutritious?

Nuts are one of the most healthful snacks you can choose from and pistachios weren’t proclaimed “Nut of the Year” in 2015 without good reason!1 Just in time for National Nutrition Month and St. Patrick’s Day, we’re sharing three bite-sized facts about this humble green nut. Tell us your favorite fact on the Pistachio Health Institute Facebook page and you could be one of 10 winners of FREE bag of pistachios!

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THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015

There’s No Need to “Snackrifice” This National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month® and that means it’s time to re-evaluate those eating habits and ditch the less nutritious ones. Upgrade your snack time with whole foods, such as pistachios, to stay on track.

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015

10 Reasons to Celebrate World Pistachio Day

Happy World Pistachio Day! From their rich history, uniquely delicious flavor and remarkable health benefits, there are countless reasons to love pistachios. Today we recognize these reasons and show you 10 more to celebrate the glorious, yet humble pistachio. If you’re already a pistachio nut (pun intended?), prepare to love them even more than you already did. If not, get ready to jump on the pistachio wagon.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015

The Snack That Loves You Back This Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day pistachio lovers! Whether you’re planning an elaborate dinner with your other half or a fun night in with friends this Valentine’s Day, the rich creamy flavors of our favorite green nut will delight the palate and waistline.

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015

Pistachios: Small in Size, Big in Heart

For many Americans, the month of February is all about Valentine’s Day. But, did you know that February is also American Heart Month? It’s time to show your heart some love! Thanks to their “hearty” nutrient profile, pistachios make a great heart-smart snack and fit into a well-balanced, healthy eating plan.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2015

Go Nuts or Go Home for the Big Football Game

When throwing a game day gathering, it’s important to keep energy high from kickoff until the clock runs out. Few snacks pair better with football than a savory handful of in‐shell pistachios. Offering important nutrients, like fiber and protein, pistachios make for seriously satisfying grub.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015

5 Easy Steps to Crack Your Health Potential for the New Year

Most people agree that with every New Year comes a New Year’s resolution. Perhaps you’ve resolved to join a gym and workout three times a week. Maybe you want to fit into your favorite skinny jeans by the end of the year. Whatever diet and fitness goals you’d like to accomplish in 2015, make sure your plans are built to last.

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014

Pistachio Pairings for Holiday Entertaining

Tis the season for festive fare and no holiday entertaining spread should go without a pop of green! Luckily, our favorite green nut is a perfect snack option for impressing guests in hurry. Did you know that pistachios owe their green, yellow, and purple-red colors to the antioxidants and polyphenols found in the kernels and skins?

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014

12 Days of Pistachio Giveaways

As we approach the season of giving, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be hosting “12 Days of Pistachio Giveaways” starting today. Tune into our Facebook page every day between now and December 21st to participate and have a chance at winning a free bag of pistachios each day for the next 12 days!

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014

10 Reasons We Should Be Thankful for Pistachios

There’s more to Thanksgiving than turkey and grandma’s stuffing. It’s a time to reflect and recognize all of the wonderful things that brighten up our lives every day. In the spirit of the holiday, here are 10 reasons we should all be thankful for the humble pistachio.

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014

3 Snack Hacks Every Health Nut Should Know

Tough nut to crack? Use a pistachio shell! Next time you encounter a pistachio that's not fully cracked open, don’t give up! Instead of using your finger nails to try to crack the shell open, use half of an empty pistachio shell to leverage your way in. Stick the half pistachio shell into the tiny opening on the shut pistachio. With a firm grip, twist the shell either to the right or left. After a little elbow grease the little green nut will fall right out!

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014

Healthy Snack Tips for American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month and it's an important time of year to raise awareness about this ever-growing disease and prevention. A balanced diet is important whether you are living with diabetes or not, and small changes with healthier food choices can add up.

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014

The Skinny on Game Day Snacks

Football season is back, and in our book, that means time for fun and first-string-worthy snacks. When it comes to nutrition, team pistachio is undefeated.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014

Nutty-Good Snacks for Vegetarian Awareness Month

Happy World Vegetarian Day! Today is World Vegetarian Day and it kicks off a whole month of plant-based goodness with Vegetarian Awareness Month.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014

Pistachios are Perfect for Modern Moms!

Kids are back in school, and moms (and dads!) are getting back into the school year routine. What healthy snacks can a savvy, modern mom turn to when her family’s schedule keeps her on the go?

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MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014

Pistachios 101: 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Pistachios

Pistachios – we love them, we eat them and we know that they’re healthy. But, unbeknownst to many, pistachios are so much more than just an incredibly delicious and healthy snack. Read on to discover 10 things you probably didn’t know about pistachios, and who knows, you might just be the most interesting person at the next party you attend. Happy learning!

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MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014

Small Changes for Big Health Benefits–Pistachios in the News!

Our favorite nut has been making major headlines recently! Catch up on the latest pistachio coverage now.

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MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014

Small Changes for Big Health Benefits

The path to a healthier diet starts one step at a time, but that doesn’t mean it has to be hard. In fact, it can be surprisingly easy and incredibly delicious. Make a small turn to eat less refined sugar, take a step forward to eat healthy fats, and before you know it, you’ll be traveling full speed toward better-for-you eating habits.

 

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MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014

Delicious Pairings for Weeknight Entertaining

Weeknight entertaining can be as easy as the summer breeze with this lineup of party-perfect pistachio pairings!

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TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014

On-the-Go Smart Snacks

Whether you’re busy chauffeuring kids across town or flying to exciting new destinations, it’s important to keep healthy snacks on your roadmap. Stay on track this summer by stashing nutrient-dense pistachios in your purse, car, gym bag and beyond.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014

World Cup Viewing: Small Nut, Big Party

Going nuts for the 2014 FIFA World Cup starting June 12? As you start planning your menu for the most highly anticipated tournament of the year, score a game-winning goal with pistachios.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014

Dude-Approved Snacks for Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month and it’s the perfect time to whip up a spread of dude-approved snacks with a healthy twist. Pistachios are one of the lowest fat, lowest calorie snack nuts and among the highest in protein. Pair them with other treats in moderation, and you’ll have a feast for both the eye and the palate.

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TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

Kid-Friendly Pistachio Pairings

Ditch the vending machine and get creative in the kitchen with these kid-friendly pairings that are high on fun and yum!

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MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

Hit a Nutritional Homerun with Pistachios

Peanuts may be the traditional nut at baseball games, but pistachios are giving them a run for their money. Both nuts score when it comes to nutrition, but only one can win the big game.

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MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

Snacking Myths “Uncracked”

During the past 30 years, daily snacking occasions have steadily increased by nearly 25 percent. Snacks have become an integral part of the daily diet, and it’s important to make those 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. snack breaks count.

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FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014

5 Simple Steps to a Healthier, Happier You

The 15th annual National Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 11, and is celebrated until May 17, 2014. National Women's Health Week empowers women to make their health a priority and we’ve turned to leading celebrity fitness trainer, Valerie Waters, to share her tips to help every woman lead a healthier, happier life.

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FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014

Keep your Parties Crackin’ this May with Pistachio Entertaining Tips

The month of May is bustling with gatherings and get-togethers. From Cinco de Mayo fiestas and Mother’s Day brunches to Memorial Day weekend and graduation parties – there will be something to celebrate almost every week.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

How Pistachios Can Help You Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

When afternoon hunger cravings call and you hear your stomach growling, don’t be tempted to snack on junk food.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014

Happy National Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” which pertains not only to meals, but also snacks. During the past 30 years, daily snacking occasions have steadily increased by nearly 25 percent. 1 Snacks have become an integral part of the daily diet, and we need to make those 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. snack breaks count. Move away from empty calories and upgrade to nutrient-rich snacks that fill you up and pack in important vitamins and minerals

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014

Pistachios in the News!

Our favorite nut has been making major headlines recently! Catch up on the latest pistachio coverage now

 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014

New Research Reveals the Health Benefits of Pistachios

In a new observational largest-of-its-kind study, researchers at Harvard University looked at how eating nuts may help reduce the risk of mortality, finding that those who ate nuts daily, such as pistachios, saw health benefits nearly double.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014

5 Snacking Secrets from Celebrity Trainer Valerie Waters

With the New Year upon us, millions of Americans are resolving to better manage their weight and maintain healthier habits in 2014. That’s why the Pistachio Health Institute has partnered with leading celebrity fitness trainer, Valerie Waters, the secret behind such A-list bodies as Jennifer Garner, Elizabeth Berkeley and Sasha Alexander to share her snacking tips to help anyone get red-carpet ready in 2014. Below are Valerie’s snacking secrets that keep her stars shining.

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013

Pistachios in the News!

Our favorite nut has been making major headlines recently! Catch up on the latest pistachio coverage now.

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013

Pistachio Pairings Star in Holiday Entertaining

When it comes to entertaining for this season’s holiday parties, today’s health enthusiast has a lot to consider. From what to serve to which drink to pair – and how to impress the guests once they arrive – the host with the most needs to offer a dish that is delicious, healthy and altogether memorable. To help with the planning, we’ve cracked the code on the tastiest, simplest, yet most unforgettable pistachio pairings.

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013

“Shelly the Pistachio” Makes Her Debut

Every year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics hosts the largest gathering of nutrition professionals in the United States at a premier four-day conference called the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo. This year, Pistachio Health Institute (PHI) flew to Houston to attend the gathering where the PHI team joined 6,000 nutrition professionals and 350 exhibitors in food, nutrition and health.

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013

Snacking Tips! Healthy Snacks, Happy Holidays

Looking for tips to stay healthy this holiday season? You’ve come to the right place. With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us and holiday parties filling our calendars, ‘tis the season when healthy eating habits may fall to the wayside. But do not fret, as mindless eating can be deterred with a few healthy snacking strategies.

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013

NEW RESEARCH REVEALS THE BENEFITS OF A PISTACHIO HABIT

The latest pistachio research suggests that pistachios can be part of a heart-healthy diet. A new observational cohort study on mortality adds to the good news with evidence that adding tree nuts, such as pistachios, to a healthy Mediterranean diet may be heart healthy.

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013

Tips and Tricks for a Healthy Halloween

This time of year Halloween treats find their way from the aisles of grocery stores to baskets, lanterns and pillowcases on Halloween night, and may even end up in a secret hiding spot in your kitchen.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013

Pistachios in the News!

Our favorite nut has been making major headlines recently! Catch up on the latest pistachio coverage now.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

Score Big with Game Day Snacks

September is a great month for sports! Football season officially kicks off and baseball playoffs are just around the corner. Whether you’re tailgating before the big game, cheering on your favorite team from the stands or having some friends over to watch on the big screen, there are plenty of healthful snacks you can munch on instead of the typical game time fare.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

Back on Track with Smart Snacking

Behold snacks. We love ‘em, we crave ‘em and sometimes we curse them when they derail our best intentions for healthy eating. On the other hand, smart snacking can keep stomach growls at bay, fill the gap between meals and supply essential vitamins and minerals, too.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013

It’s Always Time for Snackin’

After working hard at R&R 101 over the summer, the busy whirlwind of the school year is almost here again.

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013

Prepare for Busy Days with Easy Snacking

With kids of all ages at home during the summer break, a more relaxed atmosphere prevails – and it’s easy to fall into a less structured mealtime schedule, where the mindless snacking monster lurks.

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MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013

A New Look for PistachioHealthInstitute.org

Have you had a chance to explore the new look and fresh content of the new www.PistachioHealthInstitute.org?

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MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013

Pistachios in the News!

Our favorite nut has been making major headlines recently! Catch up on the latest pistachio coverage now.

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FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013

PISTACHIOS: ALL THEY’RE CRACKED UP TO BE

A new research study, using an experimental model that mimics digestion, suggests that neatly all of the polyphenols in pistachios are released to the body during digestion.

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MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013

Keep Your Summer Snacking Habits in Check

Ah, the lazy days of summer. Unfortunately, for many, there is not much truth to that adage. A summertime calendar can quickly fill up with activities, festivals and special events that pack in the fun, while opening up opportunities to pack on the pounds. While we look forward to many of these events each year, they do not always include the healthiest snacking and dining options. Here are some tips to help keep healthy eating top of mind even on the busiest of fun, summer days.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013

A Healthy Nut

Not only can pistachios provide heart-healthy benefits, but they may also help you eat less.

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TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

Fun in the Sun

This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial kick-off to summer, and you may find yourself spending as much time outside as possible. With the nice weather, you want to be sure to soak up some vitamin D while partaking in your favorite summer activities, but ensure you are staying healthy and safe while doing it. With a summer full of plans like BBQs, pool parties and family gatherings, it may be easy to indulge in unhealthy meals and forget about summer safety tips.

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MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013

Love Pistachios, But Never Know How Many to Eat?

Do you have clients, friends or family who could use helpful tips on how to estimate portion sizes? Who couldn’t use a little help when it comes to combatting portion distortion, right? When it comes to pistachios, we’re here to help.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013

Introducing Pistachio Health Institute

Notice some changes on our site? Have no fear. You’re at the right place for all things pistachio health, but we have a new name: Pistachio Health Institute.

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MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013

Spring Clean Your Snacking

Whether it’s the 3 o’clock stomach grumble or looking for something to nibble while watching a game on TV, snacking has become another meal in our daily lives. Some of us may even snack so much that it replaces a meal entirely.

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MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013

Score with Healthy Snacks this Spring

Play ball! Baseball season has just started and that means sunshine, fresh-cut grass and stadium food and beverages. Instead of loading up on the usual offenders such as hot dogs, ice cream and nachos, hit a nutritional home run at the ballpark with pistachios.

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Posted by Pistachio Health Institute RD at 10:44 AM

MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013

Four Secrets to Healthy Snacking

To keep National Nutrition Month going strong, we thought we’d share some secrets to healthy snacking. As snacks have become a part of our daily routine, it is important to fill up on snacks packed with important vitamins and minerals versus empty calories.

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Posted by Pistachio Health Institute RD at 10:14 AM

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

Build a Better Snack

To ring in March’s National Nutrition Month, build a better snack by choosing healthy and filling options to get your snack fill. Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in 1973, this year’s theme is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day,” which pertains not only to meals, but also snacks.

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Posted by Pistachio Health Institute RD at 12:28 PM

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013

On-the-Job Snacking: 5 Snacks to Try at Work

We’ve all been there – you’re in the middle of a busy day at work, the vending machine is right down the hall, and all you want is the first treat you spot, no matter how unhealthy it is.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013

The Size is Right: Perfecting Our Portions in 2013

As we ring in 2013, many of you have resolutions on the brain.  Whether you’re looking to ramp up your fitness routine or cut down on indulgences, here’s one resolution we can all strive for as we wipe our proverbial slates clean in 2013 – perfecting our portions!

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012

Win a Pistachio Gift Basket!

‘Tis the season for gift-giving and we’re passing on the holiday spirit with a festive pistachio gift basket—perfect for a friend, to bring as a hostess gift or to keep for yourself! Simply comment on the below fill-in-the-blank statement. Be sure to include your e-mail address so we can reach out to you if you win (your e-mail address stays private and won't show up on the blog).

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012

Four Appetizer Pairings to Dazzle Holiday Guests

Whether you’re attending a tree-trimming potluck or hosting a holiday gala, dazzle friends and family this season with these easy-to-assemble pistachio pairings. Plus, with leftover shells serving as a potential visual portion cue, in-shell pistachios star as a weight sensible option amidst the higher-calorie holiday fare.

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012

5 Reasons to Give Thanks for Pistachios

Give thanks for pistachios this season. Their rich, creamy taste combined with a lineup of nutrition benefits gives cause for celebration. A healthy indulgence? Grab a handful if you agree!

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Posted by Pistachio Health Institute RD at 10:01 AM

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012

Cast Your Vote for Healthy Eating Habits

Election Day draws near and unlike the Presidential election, the opportunity for healthy voting at the plate comes 3 times a day, 365 days a year—that’s 82,125 meal opportunities in a lifetime. Cast a vote for healthy eating, and keep those promises you’ve made to yourself and loved ones to eat right.

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Posted by Pistachio Health Institute RD at 10:58 AM

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012

Pistachios in the News!

Our favorite nut has been making major headlines recently! Catch up on the latest pistachio coverage now.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2012

Five Healthy Halloween Tips

Looking to maintain healthy eating habits during the sugar-laden Halloween season? Scare away the candy craze with these five tips so that you and your family can enjoy the haunted season in good health.

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