The pecan benefits begin with the high nutrition value, minerals and vitamins the pecan meat boasts. A number of scientific studies substantiate the health benefits of eating pecans. Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine reported that the regular consumption of nuts, including pecans, was directly associated with longevity of life in both men and women.  Additional research shows that eating pecans plays a role in lowering your cholesterol and aiding weigh loss.


Amount Per 1 cup, halves (99 g)  |  Calories 684

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 71 g 109%
Saturated fat 6 g 30%
Polyunsaturated fat 21 g
Monounsaturated fat 40 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Potassium 406 mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 14 g 4%
Dietary fiber 10 g 40%
Sugar 3.9 g
Protein 9 g 18%
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 6% Iron 13%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 10%
Vitamin B-12 0% Magnesium 30%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.