A Nut your Body Will Love

Heart: Living a heather lifestyle with Hamilton Ranches Pecan

You cannot say no to a nut that loves your heart! Did you know that eating just a handful of pecans each day may help lower the risk of coronary heart disease and help lower cholesterol? According to research published in the Journal of Nutrition, a handful of pecans daily may be as effective at lowering your LDL levels as some prescription medicine. So, grab a handful and start living a heart healthy lifestyle!

Body: Rich with Antioxidants

Antioxidants are nutrient in food that delay aging and decrease the risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Antioxidants serve as armor for our bodies – and pecans are loaded with them. In fact, the latest research from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows pecans are the most antioxidant rich tree nuts and are among the top 15 foods to contain the highest antioxidant capacity.

Weight Control and Pecans

This Health Nut can increase your metabolic metabolism with just one ounce (approximately 20 halves) of pecans a day! Research found by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (September 2003), suggests that nuts like pecans may aid in weight loss and maintenance. Hamilton Ranches Pecans are packed with the good stuff your body craves like fiber and over 19 vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, vitamin E, calcium, potassium and zinc.

To learn additional information on pecan nutrition visit the National Pecan Sheller’s Association website at http://www.ilovepecans.org/nutrition.html