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Jake Creek Pecans

Health Benefits of Pecans

  • According to the National Pecan Shellers Association, research has confirmed that pecans can be a healthy addition to your diet.
  • Eating about a handful of pecans each day may protect the nervous system, according to a new animal study published in Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research. Pecans may delay the progression of age-related motor neuron degeneration of diseases like amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson's.
  • Pecans are loaded with natural antioxidants, namely Vitamin E and selenium. Eating pecans help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol levels in the body.
  • It is suggested that eating pecans on a regular basis reduces the risk of developing diabetes and gallstones.
  • Despite the high calorie count, pecans are prescribed in weight loss diet programs. This is because they boost the body's metabolism and help shed calories.
  • Pecans are an excellent source of protein and can be substituted for meat, poultry, or fish in a healthy diet, according to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines.






Jake Creek Pecans      11469 W 335th St, Paola KS 66071      (913) 406-2501       Email: sales@jakecreekpecans.com


Updated: October 20, 2017