In-shell pistachios help lose weight

Two studies have indicated that consuming in-shell pistachios is a weight-wise approach to healthy snacking, offering unique mindful eating benefits to help curb consumption and decrease calorie intake.

The first study found that participants who consumed in-shell pistachios ate 41-percent fewer calories compared to those who consumed shelled pistachios. The second study revealed that pistachio nut shells can provide important `visual cues` as a reminder of consumption that translate into reduced calorie consumption.

Weight loss in a nutshell

Both studies further underscored that in-shell pistachios, which are one of the lowest calorie nuts, are a practical, everyday snack for weight management.

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