16 Nuts and Seeds You Should Be Eating

Nuts are great for snacks and toppings, but are you choosing the healthiest varieties? STACK catalogs 16 kind of nuts and gives you the info you need to decide.

Pecans

Next » 14 of 19 « Prev
Pecans

Nutrition in a Nutshell (19 halves)

Calories: 198
Fat: 21g (2g saturated)
Carbohydrates: 4g
Protein: 3g
Fiber: 3g

Pecans are higher in calories and fat and lower in protein compared to most nuts, but don't count them out of your cupboard. People who include pecans in their daily diet have experienced significant improvements in cardiovascular lipid profiles—meaning their hearts are stronger.(15)


Photo Credit: Getty Images // Thinkstock

Topics: PROTEIN | HEALTHY SNACKS | HEALTH | CHOLESTEROL | HEART | INFLAMMATION | SEEDS | HEALTHY FATS