Pecan is a very large sized deciduous tree belonging to the member of hickory family. The tree is native to central and southern parts of the United States of America. Today, however, it is being cultivated in many regions of the world as an important commercial tree-nuts crop.
Health benefits : Pecans actually rank highest in antioxidant content among all nuts, which means they may be beneficial for lowering your risk of cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease. The nuts are also rich source of minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium, and they contain a lot of vitamins, specially vitamine E. Add hand full of pecan nuts in your diet to keep your diet meter complete with sufficient levels of minerals, vitamins, and protein.