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the benefits of pecans

16th November 2016 by Jess

Pecans are a delicious source of healthy fats and fibre, as well as manganese which helps protect your cells against oxidative stress - definitely worth keeping in your snack drawer!

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Pecans are one of my favourite tasting nuts flavour-wise but they also contain so many nutrients.

Jess, graze nutritionist
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copper

Second up is copper. Copper is another antioxidant, helping our bodies to release energy and helping our blood to carry oxygen. It also helps with collagen synthesis and wound healing so healthy skin pivots on having ample copper in our diets.

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Jess's 5 favourite ways to enjoy pecans:

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By Jess, graze nutritionist.

Our nutritionist extraordinaire, Jess trained at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition and is a registered practitioner with the British Association for Applied Nutrition & Nutritional Therapy. She's the creator of our health badges, to help you choose the snacks and boxes that are right for you. Check out everything from Jess on our blog, with recipes and tricks to help you keep making better choices, or go to Jess's blog at jessipes.co.uk for even more.

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