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Pecans an ally in fight against disease, aging


November 24, 2004 - Researchers have identified a delightful ally in the fight against chronic disease and aging — pecans.

The Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry reports pecans are among those foods richest in antioxidants; in fact, they contain the most antioxidant capacity of any nut.

To include more pecans in your diet, try sprinkling them on pancakes or waffles, in fruit-flavored yogurt, on cereal, on salads or veggies or as coating for chicken or fish. You also can add them to brownie or cookie recipes.

For more information about pecans, visit www.ilovepecans.org.

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