Pecans can be eaten raw or can be salted or sweetened. They are sprinkled over desserts, sundaes and ice creams. They are also used in confectionery as an addition to biscuits, sweets and cakes. They are the primary ingredient of "Pecan pie", a classic South American dish. 2-3 pieces of pecans should be included in your daily diet because of their enormous nutritional value and health benefits.
Pecans should be stored in a cool and a dry place.
They should be taken out of the plastic bag and kept in tupperware and refrigerated for a long shelf life.
Stock must be rotated from time to time to optimize shelf life.
Pecans are rich in fiber which boosts the health of your heart by reducing the risk of coronary heart disease and preventing some forms of cancer.
Pecans are very good for digestive health as it prevents constipation, and reduces the risk of colitis, colon cancer and hemorrhoids.
Pecans helps in loosing weight as their consumption enhances satiety and increased metabolism.
Including pecans in your daily diet promotes colon health and facilitates regular bowel movements.
Pecans contain oleic acid, a fatty acid which has been found to reduce the risk of breast cancer.
Pecans are a rich source of magnesium which helps reduce the risk of stroke.
Pecans are abundantly rich in manganese, which is a powerful antioxidant and protects our nerve cells from free radical damage, hence boosting our immunity and brain function.
Average life of pecans is upto 6 months. Under cool and favourable conditions, they can last upto 10 months.
Pecans were one of the most recently domesticated major crops in USA. USA produces between 80-95% of the world’s pecans. Pecans have a distinctive, palate pleasing earthiness with a mild, buttery flavour. They also have a subtle sweetness that may be a key factor in their popularity as a recipe ingredient for both traditional and innovative recipes. Pecans rank highest among all nuts in antioxidants levels. They help maintaining healthy skin and hair and offer anti ageing benefits. They are also a good source of iron. Pecans also contain ellagic acid, vitamin E, and cartenoids that work interactively to protect the body from diseases.
Jain dry fruits ships these pecans, imported from USA, to its customers across the whole country. Whether eaten raw or roasted, including pecans in your daily diet, you will be gaining a myriad of health benefits.