Peanuts Nutrients and Benefits

peanutsPeanuts are good and healthy for our bodies, but make sure that you are not allergic to them before you start devouring them. Peanuts are not really from a nut family, they are members of the legumes family. Did you know that regularly eating pickled foods can actually increase the risk of colon cancer. Also, instead of eating peanut butter with jelly, you should try peanut butter with real raw honey, or peanut butter and some fruit. You can enjoy Peanuts with salads, sauteed vegetables, or just alone as a snack. The Nutrients that you would find in a quarter of a cup of Raw Peanuts are:
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin (good amount)
– Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
– Vitamin B7, Biotin
– Vitamin B9, Folate (good amount)
– Vitamin E
– Manganese (good amount)
– Tryptophan (good amount)
– Copper (good amount)
– Protein (good amount)
– Calories
– Carbohydrates
– Dietary Fiber
– Natural Fats
– Calcium
– Iodine
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Molybdenum
– Phosphorus
– Potassium
– Selenium
– Zinc
– Amino Acids (good amount)

If you would regularly eat Peanuts, then you could enjoy these kind of benefits:
– Reduces Cardiovascular Disease
– Supports Heart Health
– Improves Heart Health
– Antioxidant Protection
– Reduces Coronary Heart Disease
– Reduces Risk of Stroke
– Lowers Risk of Colon Cancer
– Helps prevent Gallstones
– Protects from Alzheimers disease
– Protects from Cognitive Decline
– Reduces Risk of weight gain