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IMAG005New research notes that  just a handful of pecan nuts each day may inhibit oxidation of blood lipids, which can help prevent coronary heart disease.

Nutrition Research August 2006

HEALTH BENEFITS THAT COME NATURALLY FROM PECANS!

  • Sodium Free
  • No cholesterol
  • No trans fat
  • 19 vitamins and minerals
  • Few Carbohydrates
  • Good source of Potassium
  • Less than 10% sat. fat
  • 30 percent polyunsaturated
  • Fiber source (1 oz. = 10% RDV
  • High quality protein source
  • #1 antioxidant among tree nuts
  • Good source of Vitamin E

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