Peanut is a cheap almonds …. know its benefits for healthy body
Peanuts are popularly used as seed oil in India. Since they are obtained from the ground, they are also sometimes called as groundnuts and also known as ‘Mungfali’ in Hindi. Peanuts are easily available throughout the year and almost everywhere in India. Peanuts are also taken as snacks in many households especially in India. In reality, peanuts are actually legumes. But since they have all the properties of nuts like almonds, cashew nuts, etc., these are also included in the family of nuts. Today we are going to make you understand the different benefits of peanuts for human being.
Health Benefits Of Peanuts …
Rich in Energy :- Peanuts contain vitamins, minerals, nutrients and anti-oxidants and thus are rich energy sources. Having handful peanuts daily keep you energetic all the time.
Lowers Down Bad 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.
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.
Fights Against Heart Diseases, Nerves Diseases and Infections :- A poly-phenolic anti-oxidant, Resveratrol present in peanuts prevents heart diseases, cancers, nervous diseases and viral or fungal infections efficiently.
Proper Body Growth :- Peanuts are rich in proteins. The amino acids present in them are good for proper growth and development of body. It acts as a good health supplement for children.
Protects Skin :- Vitamin E in peanuts helps in maintaining the integrity of cells of mucous membrane and the skin. This protects them from free radicals which cause great damage.