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Peanuts

Also Known As : Groundnuts, Goober, Earthnuts, Moongphali
Technical Name : Arachis hypogaea

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has crunchy and nutty flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Peanuts can be eaten raw and in roasted form.
  2. Peanuts can be used in cakes, deserts and snacks.
  3. Peanut butter can also be prepared from it.

Common names and forms

  1. Certified Organic Peanuts
  2. Dry Roasted Peanuts
  3. Groundnut
  4. Groundnut (Peanuts)
  5. Groundnut Seeds
  6. Groundnuts
  7. Organic Ground Nut
  8. Organic Peanut
  9. Organic Peanuts
  10. Peanut (phalli)
  11. Peanut crushed
  12. Peanut Split
  13. Premium high Oleic Peanuts
  14. Premium Sun Dried Peanuts
  15. Pure Raw Peanut Kernel with Skin
  16. Pure Salted Peanut with Skin
  17. Raw Peanuts
  18. Redskin Spanish Peanuts
  19. Roasted organic peanut
  20. Roasted Peanuts
  21. Soaked peanuts

Description

Peanut is an annual plant with small, erect and feather like leaves. These are small sized, crunchy nuts which  varies in colour from light brown to deep red.

Health benefits

  • Peanuts are a great source of energy.(1)
  • They contains oliec acid which prevents coronary disease.(1)
  •  They are rich in protein which helps in proper growth and development of the body.(1)
  • Antioxidants present in peanuts have the ability to fight cancer.(1)
  • They contain vitamin E which helps to protect the skin from free radicals.(1)

Selection Guide

Avoid peanuts that are discoloured and shriveled.

Note

Peanuts produce Aflatoxin that increases the risk of liver cancer. It contains Lectin that may give rise to inflammtory conditions.People who are allergic to peanuts should avoid consuming it.(2)

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