Eat pistachios for healthy heart, weight management, improved digestion, control of hypertension and diabetes? Yes… according to health professionals. We just know they are delicious! They are one of the oldest edible nuts, now commonly enjoyed in every culture and cuisine. Snack on these little, salted, light- green jewels; bake them into cookies and breads; toss a shelled handful into stir fries and salads, or encrust fish, chicken or lamb with them.