Pistachio originated in the warm valleys of rivers in Mesopotamia. Apart from being tasty nibbles it is nutritious as its fatty acid has a highly positive effect on the vascular system.
It is also high in vitamin C, E and B, and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, phosphorous and iron. Pistachio lowers blood cholesterol, which causes most of the heart deseases. It helps preventing prostate problems and reduces the stress related high blood pressure with 10%.