5 Major Benefits of Peanuts (Moong Phali)


Also known as ground nuts, peanuts, are the best source of protein. They can be consumed in different ways either salted, roasted, boiled and even raw. It is a major ingredient in peanut brittle, peanut butter and candy bars. Here we have listed five benefits of peanuts:

1. Prevents Heart Attack

Peanuts are rich in mono saturated fats and oleic acid which makes it good for your heart.

2. Boost Memory

Vitamin B3 and niacin present in peanuts can boost your memory. Additionally, a flavonoid in peanut can help in improving blood flow to the brain by 30%.

3. Prevent Hair Loss

In winters, everyone faces the problem of hair fall but Vitamin C present in peanuts help in the production of collagen, which keeps the tissues in our hair together. It strengthens you hair and help in growth of hair.

4. Prevent Gallstones

Peanuts are also helpful in preventing gall stones. According to a study conducted over 20 years, eating just one ounce of peanuts every week can reduce the risk of developing gallstones by 25%.

5. Help in Weight Loss

Peanuts are rich in fiber which means that eating peanuts before your meal can make you eat lesser. They also are good sources of energy and helpful in increasing your metabolic rate.

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