A large 30-year observation study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found an association between regular nut consumption and a decreased risk of mortality from all causes, including heart disease, compared to those who did not consume nuts.
The largest study of its kind, involving 76,464 women and 42,498 men, also found that regular nut-eaters weighed less than those who didn’t eat nuts – an association that should alleviate fears that nuts are fattening.
From delicious recipes and recent health research to grower and sheller stories and industry news, catch up on the latest articles featuring America’s native nut.
Ground pecans are used in place of breadcrumbs for a nutritious all-purpose topper in this recipe for Braised Artichokes with Garlic Pecan Breadcrumbs from blogger “Lexi’s Clean Kitchen.”
This pecan glazed ham recipe from blogger "Kitchen Konfidence" is an elegant centerpiece that's simple to prepare. A sweet and smoky pecan glaze is balanced by a hint of citrus - the perfect dish for your spring gathering.
Smoky, simple and naturally sweet from pecans - this vegetarian dip from blogger "Faring Well" is the perfect snack to have on hand!
Blogger "Full Helping" shares a power packed salad that crunchy, colorful and chock full of nutritious ingredients.
Blogger “Kitchen McCabe” reinvents the pie with this deconstructed Dutch pecan apple pie that will satisfy your sweet tooth, even with no added sugar.
Add this toasted oat and pecan smoothie from blogger "Kitchen Konfidence" to your morning routine for a nutritious pick-me-up.
"Baker by Nature" shows her pecan love with a dessert that's perfect for Valentine's Day!