Pecans are an energy-rich food that contain many vitamins and minerals that help promote overall health and well-being, including fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, iron, protein and polyunsaturated fatty acids. A... More »

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Pecan trees have a very long lifespan, with some living over 1,000 years. Trees grow up to 180 feet tall and have trunks up to 7 feet in diameter; however, most reach approximately 100 feet in height and have a 3-foot tr... More »

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Pecans are the only tree nut native to North America, the pecan tree is the state tree of Texas and the nuts are heart-healthy. Pecan Pie Day is on July 12, but National Pecan Month is in April. More »

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Kellogg's states that cereal nutrition facts include information such as the number of calories, percentage of vitamins and minerals and grams of fat, carbohydrates and protein per serving. Nutrition facts are found on t... More »

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Liver is is high in protein, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, and is healthy when eaten sparingly. One serving of beef liver provides 40 percent of a person's recommended daily protein intake and 917 percent of recomm... More »

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The health benefits of shiitake mushrooms lies in the fact that they contain high levels of vitamins and minerals, proteins, fiber and some anti-tumor substances, according to SFGate. These benefits are more potent when ... More »

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Chia seeds contain antioxidants and nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and minerals that are beneficial to body health, claims SF Gate. These seeds also regulate blood sugar and reduce triglycerides and cholest... More »

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