Pecans earn an "A" on USDA Dietary Guidelines

Pecans contain more antioxidants than any other nut

Pecans are high in vitamin E, calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc and fiber

Pecans help boost the immune system

Studies have shown that nuts can reduce LDL cholesterol levels

Pecans are rich in oleic acid. Oleic acid has the ability to suppress the activity of a gene in a cell that is thought to trigger breast cancer

Gamma-tocopherol, a type of vitamin E found in Pecans has the ability to kill prostate cancer cells

Pecans are high in protein and count as a meat serving

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