Pecans- Benefits of

Pecans-

  • Helps prevent Alzheimer’s
  • Controls hot flashes and other menopause symptoms
  • Helps control blood pressure
  • Boosts memory
  • Reduces risk of osteoporosis; rebuilds bone.
  • Helps control appetite.
  • Helps alleviate PMS symptoms.
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids are an important part of a diet and exercise plan.
  • Eaten in moderation, can help with weight loss as the calorie-burning protein metabolizes fat. (Eat as a snack or sprinkle on salads.)

Avoid salted, roasted or friend nuts due to extra calories and salt. When nuts are cooked fat oils oxidize and become somewhat toxic.

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