After water, protein is the most plentiful substance in your body. Every part that makes you, well, you – your eyes, your skin, your muscles, your blood, even your bones – is made up of cells that contain protein.
Each year, as cold winds are replaced with the summer sun, I start getting questions about keeping weight under control and slimming down. It’s a common misconception that in order to lose body fat and reduce weight it is necessary to “starve” oneself.
It is no coincidence that the Twitter handle for the American Pistachio Growers is @Pistachiopower. This little green nut houses many of the nutrients required to allow muscles to grow and repair as nature intended.