Nuts are tasty and a powerhouse of antioxidants. Pecans in particular have a special property.
Nuts can improve the health of arteries, they provide minerals and antioxidants and are good at lowering inflammation, but you won't believe what pecans can do for you.
Nuts have the possibility of lowering cholesterol levels, and pecans have the ability to improve total cholesterol and triglycerides especially in cases of high risk for heart disease.
Research showed that those who ate around 500 calories of pecans a day and their normal diet saw a significant decrease in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol–aka the "bad" one.
There is still a lot of research to be conducted on the subject, but preliminary results are quite promising.