Pecan Nuts

Pecan Nuts

Their huge popularity, besides the taste advantages, comes from their valuable health properties. These nuts contain protein, fibre, numerous vitamins including significant quota of vitamin E, they are rich in mineral elements as well.

Thanks to the content of antioxidants they are used in prophylaxis of cancer.

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Pecan nuts

called Carya Illinoinensis are cultivated mostly in United States. Once they had been crucial component for the Indian cuisine. The name pecan comes from the English word derived from the Indian language and means “nut requiring a stone to crack”.

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The content

The content of ellagic acid is worth noticing. It supports and amends the immune system. The ingredients of nuts contribute also to declining the LDL- cholesterol level and to improving the metabolism; they have also positive influent on skin, hair and nails.