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Ingredients and Packaging Machinery Tradeshow
American Pistachio Growers exhibited at the 11th China Nuts, Ingredients and Packaging Machinery tradeshow in Hefei, China, from April 14-16, 2017 The largest food and hospitality tradeshow in China...
Oriental Congress of Endocrinology and Diabetes
American Pistachio Growers sponsored a presentation at the 10th Oriental Congress of Endocrinology and Diabetes, held on April 21-22, 2017, with Dr. Ge Sheng, APG’s nutritionist spokesperson in China...
Fathi Bendjebbour, French “Health Nut” Spokesperson
Fathi Bendjebbour, a former French professional handball player, decided to change his eating and exercise habits when his friends challenged him to run the 20km de Paris. According to Fathi, “When...
Journalist Events with Dr Magda Carlas
American Pistachio Growers held journalist events in Barcelona and Madrid to introduce Dr. Carlas’ new book, PISTACHIOS: 49 Ideas to Discover and Feel Good, to national media outlets. Dr.
PISTACHIOS: 49 Ideas to Discover and Feel Good
In her new book, PISTACHIOS: 49 Ideas to Discover and Feel Good, Dr. Magda Carlas dispels the myths and misconceptions about nuts, and provides the key to the world of quality foods and healthy...
Men's Health Month
American Pistachio Growers (APG) celebrated Men’s Health Month with a satellite media tour featuring three-time Olympian, Merrill Moses, and Becci Twombley, RD, to promote the health benefits of...
Nutrition Conferences in the U.S.
APG exhibited at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Symposium (AND SCAN) in Charlotte, North Carolina from March 31 - April 2, 2017.
Nutrition Conferences in Italy
APG participated at NutriMi, a nutrition forum, in Milan, Italy, on April 20-21, 2017, with an exhibit and presentation from APG nutrition spokesperson and President of the Italian Foundation for...
Royal Society of Medicine Conference
APG participated at the Royal Society of Medicine conference in London on May 11. The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the United Kingdom's major providers of postgraduate medical education.
VDD, Professional Association of Dietetics in Germany
APG provided an exhibit and sponsored a presentation with celebrity television doctor, Dr. Matthias Ridel, at the VDD Annual Conference on May 4-6, 2017 in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Mauriza Cacciatori, Italian Famous Volleyball Player
APG invited Italy's top journalists to a press event with famous Italian volleyball player, Mauriza Cacciatori, and APG nutrition spokesperson and food science and nutrition specialist, Evelina...
APG Ambassadors Make History
The United States of America became the first team in history to hold Olympic, World Championship, World Cup and World League crowns at the same time when the U.S. Women’s Water Polo team beat The...

CHICAGO – October 24, 2017 – Results of a new study among pregnant women with impaired glucose intolerance during gestation (GIGT) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)—commonly known as gestational diabetes—show that eating pistachios may help manage blood sugar levels. The study is the first to evaluate the glucose response after consumption of pistachios in pregnant women with GDM or GIGT. The data were presented yesterday during the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2017 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ in Chicago, Illinois.



FRESNO, Calif., June 2, 2017---The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined today, by a unanimous vote of 5 to 0, that revoking the U.S. antidumping duty order on imports of raw in-shell pistachios from Iran would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to the U.S. pistachio industry within a reasonably foreseeable time. Therefore, the U.S. antidumping duty order on imports of raw in-shell pistachios from Iran will therefore remain in place.

Miss California 2015 and farmers with American Pistachio Growers will travel across China this month promoting pistachios to coincide with China's holidays, leading up to Chinese New Year. The Chinese market is one of the largest consumers of pistachios in the world. Shown L-R: Devin Aviles, Madera, CA; Alison Nagatani, Earlimart, CA; Miss California 2015 Bree Morse, Garden Grove, CA, Jimi Valov, Tulare, CA.


Test diet reduced small and non-high-density LDL levels in those with pre diabetes

FRESNO, Calif., June 2, 2015 - A study conducted by Spanish researchers and published in the journal Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases discovered that regular pistachio consumption shifts the particle size of lipoprotein subclasses which has a beneficial effect on cardiovascular risk factors in prediabetic subjects.

Analysis of more than 20 Clinical Trials Singles Out Pistachios Benefits

FRESNO, Calif., May 28, 2015 --- Pistachio nuts, singled out among other nuts, seem to have the strongest effect on reducing blood pressure in adults. This is according to a recent review and scientific analysis of 21 clinical trials, all carried out between 1958 and 2013. The review appears online in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a publication of the American Society for Nutrition.

Review of studies examining the link between nut consumption and cancer prevention

FRESNO, Calif., Dec. 29, 2014 --- American Pistachio Growers is joining with Anheuser-Busch, St. Louis, Missouri, to promote the perfect pairing: the perfect smart snack and the perfect beer for adults with active lifestyles.

Starting now and through 2015, pistachio lovers can save up to $6 on the purchase of American Pistachio Growers member-branded pistachios and a 12-pack or larger of Michelob ULTRA.

New research shows including pistachios as part of a balanced diet is a sound strategy to help lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes

New Delhi, November, 2015: The festive saga of gifting and sharing has just begun! It’s Diwali, a celebration of family and friends. What could be better than gifting health and wellness to your loved ones? Consumer research shows that Indians are slowly moving away from traditional gifting options, like Mihai (Indian desserts or other sweets), to healthier options. This is due to the increased use of impure or inferior ingredients in Indian sweets.

Stress Tests Show Blood Vessels More Relaxed and Open in Study Published
In the Journal of the American Heart Association

FRESNO, Calif., August 11, 2014 --- The benefits of including pistachios in a healthy diet extend to adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a Pennsylvania State University study published online in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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