Pecan

 

High in the good stuff like manganese and biotin (vitamin B7), pecans work hard to naturally give you an energy boost. Pecans are also a source of niacin (vitamin B3), thiamin (vitamin B1) and magnesium, which also support your energy and mood.

What nutrients in pecans boost mood?
  • Fibre
  • Manganese
  • Biotin (vitamin B7)
  • Vitamin E
  • Thiamin (vitamin B1)
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Magnesium
  • Zinc
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Anthocyanins (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Potassium

Top Tip: Keep your pecans perfect in airtight containers in the fridge or freezer.

Prep
  • Roast
  • Boil
  • Bake
  • Barbeque
  • Fry

Top Tip: Bake pecans into your cookies, cakes, and pies for a burst of nutty flavour and nutrition.

When Are They In Season?

Pecans are available all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

Aim for a healthy handful (30g) of pecans per day.

Did you know?

A pecan is not truly a nut, but is technically a drupe, a fruit with a single stone or pit, surrounded by a husk.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for 15 pecans raw (30g) are:

pecan.png

How Much Should You Eat?

Aim for a healthy handful (30g) of pecans per day.

Related Food