What are the health benefits and vitamins in peanuts?
→ The peanut or groundnut is very rich in nutrients.
→ The peanut was probably first domesticated and cultivated in the valleys of Paraguay.
→ The health benefits of consuming peanuts include a reduced risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, degenerative nerve diseases, and control of Alzheimer"™s disease.
→ Peanuts helps in decreasing hypertension, and the risk of contracting viral and fungal infections, and reduces Risk of Gallstones.
→ Peanut butter contains B-sitosterol, a phytosterol that has a great property of fighting against cancer.
Detailed here the vitamin sources of Peanuts.
|Vitamins||Unit||Value per 100g|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||mg||0.0|
|Vitamin A, RAE||Âµg||0|
|Vitamin A, IU||IU||0|
|Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)||mg||8.33|
|Vitamin D (D2 + D3)||Âµg||0.0|
|Vitamin K (phylloquinone)||Âµg||0.0|