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Pecan, raw, 500 g

Price: 21.99лв.

Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) is a type of nut. Traditional food for the Indians, who most often consumed it in the form of a drink, which today we would call nut milk (pecans crushed in a mortar, mixed with water). In the 16th century, pecans were brought to Europe by Spanish colonizers. Unlike the walnut known in our country, this one has a smooth shell with closed "seams", the nut itself is more elongated and flattened in appearance, sweeter in taste and higher in oil.

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Pecan, raw, 500 g
Pecan, raw, 500 g


Pecans, in addition to being American, are also known as butter nuts - they contain up to 71% fat, mainly in the form of omega-6 fatty acids. Pecans are one of the most concentrated sources of manganese - the element that activates important enzymes and is involved in the production of thyroxine - the main hormone of the thyroid gland.


Energy value - 2908 kj / 695 kcal
Fat - 72g
* of which saturated - 6.2g
Monounsaturated fats - 48g
Polyunsaturated fats - 21.6g
Carbohydrates - 4.3g
* of which sugars - 4g
Fiber - 9.6 g
Protein - 9.2g