Hello fellow readers, this month we are going to be exploring into a specific type of nut called Pecan. Now for those of you who know and have tried it, did you know that it is actually not a nut? Yep, that’s right! It is a drupe – a fruit with a single stone or pit that is surrounded by a husk. That’s some GK for you right there.
Pecan Nuts come from the Hickory tree since the 17th century. They have a very rich buttery flavor which are often seen in a lot of the desserts as well as savory foods.
They are also known for their numerous health benefits, which are:
- One of the most significant benefits of pecans nuts is that these nuts are the best antioxidants. They are ranked the topmost amongst all the nuts for the highest amount of antioxidants
- Pecan nuts also help in weight loss due to its high source of fiber. The consumption of these nuts help in increasing the metabolic rate of the body
- Like all other tree nuts, pecans are cholesterol-free and free of trans-fat
- Pecans are called ‘heart-healthy’ nuts. The reason behind this is that the unsaturated fat content in pecan is supposed to be the heart-healthy fat.
- The sodium content in these nuts are low which aids in maintaining good blood pressure
- 90% of the fat content in pecans contain unsaturated fats.
- They are also an excellent source of energy
Wow! Don’t you want to run to the nearest supermarket and get a bag of Pecan Nuts right away?
They are extremely beneficial to your body and a great addition to your daily diet. Have it as a snack, in your salads or even as part of your dishes, anyway – it will do good to you.
Those of you who are interested, we have some Natural/Raw Pecan Nuts in both Mammoth and Midget sizes so get in touch with us write away to find out more: 02-962-0788/9 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.