Pastichios, those tasty nuts you crack for fun or snack on when there is nothing else to eat, are hidden gems with an abundance of health benefits you may not have guessed before!

Pistachio nuts are rich in protein, unsaturated fat, fiber, and vitamins including vitamin A that protects your bones and promotes growth in addition to other body functions, vitamin B6 which promotes brain health, vitamin K that regulates blood calcium levels, vitamin B1, also known as thiamine which is vital to the nervous system, and antioxidants that protect your cells from damage and some serious diseases like cancer.

Can you guess now what other benefits pistachios hide for you?