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The Pistachio nut originated in the Middle East. Pistachios are eaten by themselves or made into ice cream. Mediterranean cooking uses the pistachio to make their honey and pastry dessert, Baklava. In July 2003, Pistachios became the first nut approved by the Federal Drug Administration because they help fight heart disease.

  1. 1. Who approved the Pistachio to fight heart disease?
    1. a. The USDA
    2. b. The FDA
    3. c. The American Heart Association
  2. 2. What dessert uses Pistachios?
    1. a. Sponge cake
    2. b. Cookies
    3. c. Baklava
  3. 3. Where did the Pistachio originate?
    1. a. Greece
    2. b. The Middle East
    3. c. France