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March 20th, 2016 by Diane Jackson
Think outside the pie and grab a handful of pecans!
With American adults and children snacking more, it’s time to spotlight the natural, healthy, fuss-free pecan.
Another Reason to Love Pecans: The American Heart Association Certifies Pecans As Heart Healthy Food
July 24th, 2012 by Jennifer Stone
Pecans are now designated as heart-healthy when enjoyed as part of a healthy eating pattern by the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Certification Program …
April 19th, 2012 by Jennifer Stone
Pecans are high in healthy unsaturated fat that can lower total blood cholesterol and preserve high-density lipoproteins (HDL) or “good” cholesterol.
November 1st, 2011 by Jennifer Stone
Health professionals encourage Americans to “Think Outside the Pie” A new survey suggests that pecans are one of nature’s best kept secrets. Although medical research suggests that eating pecans in moderation may reduce the risk of heart disease, 54 percent of Americans are unaware that pecans are good for you. Heart disease is the leading […]
January 6th, 2011 by Jennifer Stone
A new research study from Loma Linda University (LLU) demonstrates that naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention; the results are published in the January 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Pecans contain different forms of the antioxidant vitamin E—known as tocopherols, plus numerous phenolic substances, many of […]