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Nutrients

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Lower Cholesterol

Pecans can double the cholesterol lowering effectiveness of a traditional heart healthy diet, according to a study published in The Journal of Nutrition, September 2001. An eight-week study at Loma Linda University found that a 'pecan' diet (which consisted of replacing 20 percent of the calories from the American Heart Association's Step I diet foods with pecans) lowered total cholesterol by 11.5%.

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Articles

Research Finds Pecans Added to a Regular Diet Can Lower "Bad" and Total Cholesterol 
 
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