Peanuts are also known as groundnuts and are very nutritious legumes found all over the world. They can be directly consumed. Groundnuts helps in improving mental function and blood flow.
1. Peanuts are a great source of monounsaturated fats and help in reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
2. They are also good sources of vitamin E, niacin, folate, protein and manganese, all of which are essential for a healthy heart.
3. The high concentration of polyphenol in peanuts, are a great antioxidant and helps in fighting with the damages caused by free radicals.
4. Peanuts of groundnuts also contain niacin or vitamin B3 which helps in preventing Alzheimer's and other age related problem