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Pecans & Good HealthRead Here highlights of several research studies, followed by general recent nutrition policies
and guidelines that demonstrate that nuts (and pecans in particular) can be part of a healthy diet.

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS OF PECANS
(per 100 gram sample)

NUTRIENTS FATTY ACID COMPOSITION
Calories 710.0 Saturated 9.6%
Calories from Fat 630.0 14:0 Myristic Acid 1.4%
Total Fat 70.0g 15:0 .3%
Saturated Fat 6.7g 16:0 Palmitic Acid 5.1%
Cholesterol 0.0 17:0 Margaric Acid .4%
Sodium 0.0 18:0 Stearic Acid 1.9%
Carbohydrates 13.3 g 20:0 Arachidic Acid .5%
Dietary Fiber 6.7 g Monounsaturated 56.0%
Sugars 3.3 g 16:1 Palmitoleic Acid .6%
Protein 10.0 g 17:1 .4%
Vitamin A 130.0 IU 18:1 Oleic Acid 54.2%
Vitamin C 2.0 mg 20:1 Eicosenoic Acid .8%
Thiamin 0.9 mg Polyunsaturated 34.4%
Riboflavin 0.1 mg 18:2 Linoleic Acid 32.2%
Niacin 0.9 mg 18:3 Linolenic Acid 2.2%
Calcium 73.0 mg
Iron 2.4 mg
Potassium 603.0 mg
Magnesium 142.0 mg
Phosphorus 189.0mg