<p>Pecans are rich in vitamin E varieties called tocopherols, especially gamma-tocopherols. Learn more about the new research which shows that after eating pecans, gamma-tocopherol levels in the body doubled and unhealthy oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol in the blood decreased by as much as 33 percent.</p>
Did you know that some nuts are wish omens? This is especially true if you crack one open and don't get everything you had hoped for, the universe will respond with a wish. If you find two nuts in one shell where there should be only a single nut (almonds, brazil nuts, hazelnuts, etc.) share the twin with someone and you can both make a wish. The first one who remembers to say 'lucky nut' the next morning will get his or her wish.