News tagged with pistachios

How to lure a pest of pistachio, almond and walnut

An Agricultural Research Service entomologist in California is helping the state's almond, pistachio, and walnut growers decide whether to use a new lure to monitor their fields for navel orangeworm (NOW) ...

dateMay 27, 2015 in Ecology
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A new cryptic spider species from Africa

The species from the genus Copa are very common spiders found in the leaf litter of various habitats. Being predominantly ground-living, they occur widely in savanna woodlands but also occasionally in forests, ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Pistachios make healthy decafs

If caffeine gets your blood pumping more than it should, here's a piece of good news: when roasted appropriately, pistachios can become a tasty and healthier substitute for coffee, with all the aromas and ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Other
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Pistachios offer multiple benefits

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, according to an international team of nutritional scientists.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Health
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Pistachios may reduce lung cancer risk

A diet that incorporates a daily dose of pistachios may help reduce the risk of lung and other cancers, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Cancer
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Pistachio warning could signal food safety shift

(AP) -- It could take weeks before health officials know exactly which pistachio products may be tainted with salmonella, but they've already issued a sweeping warning to avoid eating the nuts or foods containing ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Health
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