• Pecans are the top nut and are among the top foods to contain the highest antioxidant capacity.
  • This means pecans may help decrease the risk of cancer, neurological diseases and coronary heart disease.
  • Pecans contain over 19 vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin E. folic acid, calcium, zinc, magnesium and potassium.
  • One ounce of pecans provides 10 percent of the recommended Daily Value for fiber, and provide a natural source of high quality protein.
  • Pecans are cholesterol free, gluten free and naturally sodium free.
  • Research from Loma Linda University shows adding a handful of pecans to your diet each day may help prevent coronary heart disease by inhibiting unwanted oxidation of blood lipids.
Nutrients for 1 oz. Serving
(approx. 20 halves)
Calories 196 kcal
Protein 2.6 g
Total lipid (fatty acids) 20.4 g
Carbohydrates 3.9 g
Fiber, total dietary 2.7 g
Sugars, total 1.1 g

Pecan Fatty Acid Comparison Table
Pecan Fatty Acid Comparison Table
Pecan Antioxidents
Pecan Antioxidant Information