Historians believe that the first documented edible nut is the Pistachio. It is a food source as old as mankind itself. Mentioned in the Bible and believed to be the food that Adam bought with himself from heaven, Pistachios have been associated with Royal living for centuries!
Pista has always been associated with luxury living, believed to be an inhabitant of Iran, today Pistachios are cultivated from the Middle East to Afghanistan, and even in California.
The seed kernels can be eaten fresh, others prefer roasted and salted nuts. The rich taste of Pista makes it suitable for many dessert preparations like ice-cream, halwa and baklava. So it was almost a natural choice for the product research team at VeaChoc to include Pista in the ingredient mix. Not just for the luxury and high society charm but for the long list of nutritional benefits that are associated with Pista.
Pista is a boon to vegetarians and Vegans as it is the rich source of protein. Compared to other nuts, Pista is richest in Protein.
A myth about Pistachios is that they are high in fat. Pistachios have the lowest fat content per ounce. They are cholesterol-free too. They aid in weight loss and are also good for the heart.
Including Pistachios means adding antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin into the diet. These antioxidants help in the betterment of eye health, these antioxidants even help in reducing the chances of age-related issues like AMD and cataracts.
Pistachios are also rich in fiber, helps in a healthy digestive system by moving food through the gut, preventing Constipation.
VeaChoc is a blend of seeds and nuts, especially Almond and Pista. Almond and Pista too contain these Nutri-rich nuts are a great source of iron. Iron content in Almond is 3.7mg/100g and Pistachios are 3.9mg/100g, almost 13 times more than the iron content found in Pomegranate.
A healthy tasty snack meant for general consumption, VeaChoc contains a mix of specially chosen natural ingredients that help reduce iron deficiency.
Nature indeed is the most beneficial provider, it contains everything that mankind requires to lead a healthy productive life. It is unfortunate that our busy lifestyles and unhealthy food choices have opened up to problems like anemia. Millions, especially women go through everyday life battling tiredness, headaches, lack of concentration and other symptoms of iron deficiency, without realizing an easy solution. Sources of iron are amply available in everyday food. Natural products like Badam, Pista, Ragi, Flax seeds, Citrus fruits are excellent examples of iron-rich food products. All of these rich products are blended together to compliment each other’s nutrition and presented for your consumption in the form of a tasty VeaChoc chocolate bar.