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What is the difference between pecans and walnuts

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2022-12-15

   

1. Origin

The origin of walnuts is mainly distributed in Central Asia, West Asia, South Asia and Europe. Walnuts are grown in Xinjiang, Gansu, Shaanxi, Hebei, Yunnan, Shanxi, Sichuan and other regions in my country. Pecans are the fruit of American pecans and are rich in Australia, North America and other countries. The main producing area in my country is only Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and Zhejiang Province has also begun a small number of trial varieties.

2. Appearance

The shape difference between pecans and walnuts is very obvious. The shape of walnuts is relatively garden, the shell is very thick and hard, which is more difficult to open, and the flesh of walnuts looks more like a human brain. The shape of pecans is oval, which is longer than walnuts, and its shell is not only thin and brittle, but also easy to open.

3. Nutrition

Both kinds of nuts are rich in nutrients, but the content of mineral elements and trace elements such as sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and manganese in pecans is more than that of walnuts. In addition, its natural wild characteristics make it more nutritious than walnuts. Pecans have more advantages.