Peanuts 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Peanut Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Nutrition Facts:

The nutritional value of peanuts is very high. They are rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins A and C, minerals such as calcium and iron. They contain antioxidants which protect against cancer cells growth. They have no cholesterol content and they are low in sodium content.

Peanuts are also good source of fiber.

Health Benefits:

Peanuts are rich in nutrients and they provide many health benefits. They improve blood circulation, reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes mellitus, stroke and arthritis. They lower cholesterol levels and prevent strokes. Peanuts also reduce risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer and some types of leukemia.

There is evidence that peanuts may decrease risk of certain cancers including pancreatic cancer, bladder cancer and lung cancer.

Risks:

There are several potential risks associated with eating peanuts. Some of them include allergic reactions, asthma attacks, diarrhea and other gastrointestinal problems. Other possible risks include skin irritation, respiratory tract infections and eye damage. Peanuts also increase the risk of developing cancer.

It is not known whether or not there is any connection between these risks and consuming peanuts regularly.

Peanuts and Pregnancy:

Some women may have an allergy to peanuts while others do not. Peanuts are one of the foods that most commonly cause allergic reactions in adults and children. When a woman is pregnant, her body recognizes the fetus as part of itself and if she is allergic to peanuts, there is a chance that the child may also have an allergic reaction to peanuts after birth. Peanuts are a known cause of severe and possibly fatal anaphylactic shock.

It is recommended that women avoid peanuts while pregnant.

During pregnancy it is also important to maintain proper nutrition. Peanuts, other than being risky, are not a significant source of any vitamins or minerals. They are high in fat and therefore should be avoided by most people trying to loose weight.

Peanuts are a delicious snack that is high in nutrients and vitamins. It is important to maintain a healthy diet while pregnant in order to ensure a healthy baby. Allergies to peanuts are very common and can cause severe reactions, therefore it is important to avoid them while pregnant.

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