All About Pecans!
Pecans are rich in magnesium. Magnesium helps to control blood pressure.
Eleven percent of our daily recommended amount of fiber can be found in one ounce of pecans.
Pecans are an excellent source of vitamin E.
Pecans are also a source of calcium, iron and zinc.
Nearly 60 percent of the fats in pecans are monounsaturated and another 30 percent are polyunsaturated, leaving very little saturated fat in pecans. The unsaturated fat in pecans is heart-healthy fat.
Pecans are also a natural, high-quality source of protein that contain very few carbohydrates and no cholesterol.
Pecans are sodium-free.