Antioxidant power of pecan

Pecans have among the highest antioxidant capacity of common tree nuts, with 17,940 ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) units per 100 grams. Click to learn more!

Pecans have among the highest antioxidant capacity of common tree nuts, with 17,940 ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) units per 100 grams, according to research by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This same research also found that it ranks in the top 20 of antioxidant-rich foods per typical serving size, out of 277 foods analyzed by USDA.

Source: The National Pecan Shellers Association