NUT WEEK – Powerful Pecans

Among tree nuts, these contain the lowest in carbohydrates. Their abundance phenolic compounds make them a great snack after an intense workout, when free radicals naturally increase from exercise. They’re also one of the best natural sources of a compound called beta-sitosterol, which may help lower cholesterol and has been studied its effectiveness in treating enlarged prostate, a gland that is normally, appropriately enough, pecan-sized.

28g – Protein: 2.6g Fat: 20g Carbohydrate:4g