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TheDailyMeal.com: Best Nuts for Your Health

Pecans

Pecans are a great source of vitamin E and studies have shown they are can protect against Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and heart disease. Pecans are packed with plant sterols and are also antioxidant-rich, which helps prevent the plaque formation that causes hardening of the arteries and can be effective for lowering cholesterol levels. As pecans are a good source of vitamin B3, they are the perfect choice if you're feeling lethargic, as this vitamin helps us access the energy in our food.. A 1-ounce serving of pecan nuts amounts to 196 calories, and the pecan tree has been the Texas state tree since 1919.

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