Here are some of the most well-known health benefits of Peanuts.

1.Rich in Energy:

Peanuts contain vitamins, minerals, nutrients and anti-oxidants and thus are rich energy sources.

2.Cholesterol:

It lowers bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol in the body . Peanuts contain mono-unsaturated fatty acids especially oleic acid that prevents coronary diseases.

3.Growth:

Peanuts are rich in proteins. The amino acids present in them are good for proper growth and development of body.

4.Fights Stomach Cancer:

Poly-phenolic anti-oxidants are present in the peanuts in high concentrations. P-Coumaric acid has the ability to reduce the risk of stomach cancer by reducing the productions of carcinogenic nitrous-amines.

5.Fights against Heart Diseases, Nerves Diseases, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Infections:

A poly-phenolic anti-oxidant, Resveratrol present in peanuts prevents heart diseases, cancers, nervous diseases and viral or fungal infections efficiently .

6.Reduces the Chances of Stroke:

The anti-oxidant, Resveratrol in peanuts prevents heart strokes by increasing the production of nitric oxide .

 

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