Pecans – So Good For You

Eat a Handful Every Day
A recent study at Loma Linda University showed that "pecans not only lowered total and LDL - or "bad" cholesterol...but also helped to maintain desirable levels of HDL - or "good" cholesterol."
Reference: http://www.llu.edu/news/pr/090601pcan.html
Pecans are a good source of nutrients. 100 gm (approx. 1 cup) of pecans contain the following:
Calcium73 mgVitamin B1.86 mg
Phosphorus289 mgVitamin B2.13 mg
Iron2.4 mgVitamin B3.90 mg
Magnesium142 mgVitamin A130 IU
Potassium603 mgVitamin C2 mg