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Pecans Provide Healthy Snack Alternative

April 1st, 2006 by Jennifer Stone

If you’re looking for an afternoon snack and you’re afraid potato chips will come back to haunt you this summer, try a handful of pecans instead.  These nutritious tree nuts will keep your stomach from growling – and, used wisely, keep it from growing. Pecans are a tasty and healthy substitute for traditional snack foods.  […]

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Newly published research shows that the pecan, that All-American nut, contains the most antioxidant capacity of any other nut and is among the top category of foods to contain the highest antioxidant capacity. Antioxidants are substances found in foods that protect against cell damage and, studies have shown, can help fight diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, […]

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New Heart Health Claim Approved by FDA for Pecans

July 17th, 2003 by Jennifer Stone

FDA Confirms What Pecan Lovers Have Known all Along – Pecans Not Only Taste Good, They’re Also Good For You Consumers who think a healthful diet is bland and boring should think again. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a health claim for pecans and other nuts regarding their role in helping to […]

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Nuts Like Pecans Also May Be Linked with Lesser Risk of Diabetes When it comes to eating what is healthy for them, nut-consuming physicians seem to be in the know, according to new Harvard research. Published in the June 24 issue of the prestigious Archives of Internal Medicine (a publication of the American Medical Association), the study […]

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Lowering Your Cholesterol Just Got a Whole Lot Tastier

September 6th, 2001 by Jennifer Stone

New Research Finds that Adding Just a Handful of Pecans to a Traditional Low-Fat Diet Can Dramatically Lower LDL Cholesterol – Similar to Cholesterol-Lowering Medication If you think eating a heart-healthy diet means you have to restrict yourself to bland, flavorless foods, think again. Delicious, satisfying foods like pecans may be just what the doctor […]

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