The International Tree Nut Council Nutrition Research and Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization representing nine tree nut industries, has published studies on pecans and health-related information on other nuts as well.Read more
Research studies over the past decade have shown that eating pecans on a regular basis (in moderation), can have many positive benefits for your health. Loaded with more than 19 vitamins and minerals, high levels of antioxidants and healthy fats, pecans are a heart-healthy whole food that can make a substantial contribution to a healthy diet.
More research is currently underway to determine more specifically how pecans support systems of the body and help to prevent disease. Updates will be posted here as they and new studies become available.