Fill in the blank: A handful of _____a day keeps the doctor away. Yep, you guessed it: Fresh Shelled Pecans! Raw pecans are a great source of protein, healthy fats and fiber which will keep you energized and satisfied throughout the day. Pecans provide tons of essential nutrients, but since they are high in calories and fat people often take them as an unhealthy nut. Not true! Grab a handful of this delicious buttery .