4 powerful reasons to pop some pistachios now (slideshow)

healthy pistachios

Here’s a pop quiz for you. What healthy food:

…is related to poison ivy and poison oak, as well as to mangos and cashews?

…takes 10 to 12 years for a tree to produce its first crop?

…used to be red but now is white?

…has its own national holiday every February 26?

It’s a tree nut that is enjoyed as a snack, as well as a popular green flavor of ice cream.

Give up? Pistachios! And here are four fabulous reasons to eat them…

Joyce Hollman

By Joyce Hollman

Joyce Hollman is a writer based in Kennebunk, Maine, specializing in the medical/healthcare and natural/alternative health space. Health challenges of her own led Joyce on a journey to discover ways to feel better through organic living, utilizing natural health strategies. Now, practicing yoga and meditation, and working towards living in a chemical-free home, her experiences make her the perfect conduit to help others live and feel better naturally.