PECAN NUTS :
The pecan fruit, called the pecan (pecan nut) has been native to Mississippi for at least 8,000 years old and has pride of place in North America.
Pecans are still popular today, especially in pies.
The United States and Mexico are the main producers.
It is one of the highest calorie dried fruits, rich in anti-oxidants and in unsaturated fat.
Characteristics of the Pecan:
High nutritional density
Promotes satiety and transit
Excellent source of vitamins and minerals
Good source of vegetable protein
The almond is the fruit of the almond tree, native to the Middle East consumed by the ancestor of man almost 780 thousand years ago! Nowadays it is in California which holds more than 80% of the world production.
The health benefits of almonds are numerous. p >
Almond characteristics: span >
Rich in antioxidants
Rich in fiber
High in protein
From a plant called Arachis hypogaea, it is in South America that the peanut or peanut was discovered over 3000 years ago.
Today more than 30 million tons are produced annually.
Peanuts are very popular around the world in different forms, plain, roasted, butter or even spreads.
Peanuts are not nuts, they are legumes.
In Quebec, production is rare, peanuts need 120 days without minimum frost.
Peanut characteristics: span >
Rich in unsaturated fatty acids
Source of vegetable protein
Protects the cardiovascular system
Contains allergenic substances
Coming from the cocoa tree, the pod bean goes through several processes.
Characteristics of the chocolate:
Rich in lipids
Source of magnesium and potassium
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