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New research notes that just a handful of pecan nuts each day may inhibit oxidation of blood lipids, which can help prevent coronary heard disease (Nutrition Research, August, 2006) 

 

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Health Benefits Naturally ...  from Pecans:

  

 Pecans are naturally sodium free

 Pecans contain no cholesterol 

 Pecans have no trans fat

 Pecans contain 19 vitamins and minerals

  Pecans have few carbohydrates

 Pecans are a good source of potassium

 Pecans have less than 10% saturated fat

 ...60% mono- & 30% poly-unsaturated

 Pecans provide fiber (1 oz = 10% RDV fiber)

 Pecans are high in natural, high-quality protein

 Pecans are #1 for antioxidants among tree nuts

 Pecans contain a significant amount of VitaminE

 More good sources:  National Pecan Sheller's Association (www.ilovepecans.org)