Nutritional Content of Fried / Boiled / Roasted Peanuts

We Get Healthy - Peanuts are plants classified in the legume class. Peanuts have the Latin name Arachis Hypogaea Legum and are plants that have been widely cultivated in Indonesia. Peanuts have a close combination with the myth of acne, the myth says that taking them will cause a lot of zits.



A study conducted by the Academy of Dermatology states that people who consume peanuts have nothing to do with the onset of acne. The study has also proven that eating foods that contain lots of carbohydrates and sugar levels are triggers for the growth of acne.

Besides being used as a component to make various cakes, peanuts also have health benefits. It contains vitamin A, B complex, E, K, iron, phosphorus, choline, calcium, lecithin, and choline. It also has a higher protein content compared to the protein content in meat and eggs.

Nutrient-Nutrient Content and Its Benefits for Body Health

The following will explain the nutritional content of peanuts and their benefits.

1. Reducing Risk of Heart Disease

Peanuts contain antioxidants, oleic acid, and monounsaturated fats. This content serves to reduce the risk of heart and cardiovascular attacks.

2. Preventing and Inhibiting the Growth of Cancer Cells

Sitosterol contained in peanuts serves to prevent and inhibit the growth of cancer cells in the body.

3. Increase Memory

Peanuts are one of the foods that have nutrients for the brain (brain food) because it contains vitamin B3 or often called niacin. The content serves to improve memory and nourish the brain.

4. Helps Absorb Blood Sugar

Within a quarter cup of peanuts, there is a 35% intake of nutrients needed by the body, such as manganese and minerals which play a role in the process of metabolizing carbohydrates, fats, and calcium and helping to absorb or regulate blood sugar.

5. Control Cholesterol Levels

Eating nuts with a wise portion can help control cholesterol levels in the body, by reducing bad cholesterol and increasing good cholesterol in the body.

Peanuts do have good benefits for body health. But for people who suffer from colon cancer and gout must consult a doctor first before taking them.

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