| Home | Free Articles for Your Site | Submit an Article | Advertise | Link to Us | Search | Contact Us |
This site is an archive of old articles

    SEARCH ARTICLES
    Custom Search


vertical line

Article Surfing Archive



Fun Facts About Pecans - Articles Surfing

Pecans are a nutty delight that have so many facts associated with it that are fun but very important nonetheless. Nuts have a host of properties attached to them and this essentially leads to even more facts about them. We have tried to offer you a few fun facts about pecans, while some of them are quite practical others are just fantastical facts.

Great for Your Love Live

You eat nuts, because you like their taste. Never for once, do you stop and think as to what they might be doing for you without you realizing it. This is also true with pecans. People eat them because they like them, and also for their health benefits. However, most people do not know that pecans might just help in improving your love life. Yes, it's true, because they have an abundance of zinc content and what's more will provide you with as much as 10 percent of the body's daily requirement for zinc. Now, we all know that zinc helps in the production of testosterone. Need we say more! If you are having problems, eat pecans, and your problem will be solved.

A Few Sizable Facts

It is estimated that if you want a pecan skyscraper as high as the Empire State Building in New York City then you will have to get 11,624 pecans in your kitty. These pecan nuts would then have to be stacked end to end to reach the height of the premier skyscraper building in New York. How about reaching the moon? Well, an estimated 10 billion pecans would be needed to touch the moon, and they must be placed in a line, one after the other. If you want to fill in any Olympic sized swimming pool with pecans then please get 144 million nuts. Only then will it be completely full.

Pecan Celebration

There are over 600,000 trees in Albany Georgia, which, as can be imagined is the Pecan Capital of the world. Every year thousands of tourists make their way to this capital to be a part of the festivities of the National Pecan Festival. This festival includes various fun activities, like parades, races, a pecan ' cooking contest and also a competition that decides the National Pecan Queen.

Tree Facts

Pecans and Pecan trees have been loved so much so that the tree has been adopted as the State tree of Texas. Undoubtedly, pecans are produced by magnificent trees that have a height of around 70 to 100 feet. There are a few pecan trees that might just go over the 100 feet market and reach 150 feet or even higher. There are a large number pecan trees that are around 150 years old and whose diameter of trunk is around 3 feet. As we all can imagine that is practically huge!

There are many more facts associated with pecans but it's really difficult to give them all in one article. The fact remains that they are interesting nuts and more than interesting they are nutritive and tasty.

Submitted by:

Michelle Parks

Tanner's Pecan is proud to offer a variety of holiday gift baskets, peanut butter fudge, chocolate pecan pie, pecans, roasted pecans, and chocolate fudge. Visit Tanner's Pecans today for the best selection of pecans and Pecan Pralines.



        RELATED SITES






https://articlesurfing.org/food_and_drinks/fun_facts_about_pecans.html

Copyright © 1995 - Photius Coutsoukis (All Rights Reserved).










ARTICLE CATEGORIES

Aging
Arts and Crafts
Auto and Trucks
Automotive
Business
Business and Finance
Cancer Survival
Career
Classifieds
Computers and Internet
Computers and Technology
Cooking
Culture
Education
Education #2
Entertainment
Etiquette
Family
Finances
Food and Drink
Food and Drink B
Gadgets and Gizmos
Gardening
Health
Hobbies
Home Improvement
Home Management
Humor
Internet
Jobs
Kids and Teens
Learning Languages
Leadership
Legal
Legal B
Marketing
Marketing B
Medical Business
Medicines and Remedies
Music and Movies
Online Business
Opinions
Parenting
Parenting B
Pets
Pets and Animals
Poetry
Politics
Politics and Government
Real Estate
Recreation
Recreation and Sports
Science
Self Help
Self Improvement
Short Stories
Site Promotion
Society
Sports
Travel and Leisure
Travel Part B
Web Development
Wellness, Fitness and Diet
World Affairs
Writing
Writing B