I love pistachios!  Check this out:

Pistachios cut lung cancer risk

A daily dose of pistachios can help keep lung cancer at bay, concludes a new study.

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

`It is known that vitamin E provides a degree of protection against certain forms of cancer. Higher intakes of gamma-tocopherol, which is a form of vitamin E, may reduce the risk of lung cancer,` said Ladia M. Hernandez, M.S., R.D., L.D., senior research dietitian in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, and doctoral candidate at Texas Woman`s University – Houston Center.

`Pistachios are a good source of gamma-tocopherol. Eating them increases intake of gamma-tocopherol so pistachios may help to decrease lung cancer risk,` she said.

Cool!  Read the rest of the article by going to sifi.com: `Pistachios are one of those `good-for-you` nuts.”

Feel good and keep smiling!  Pat

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