Monday, September 17, 2012


Groundnuts and groundnut products are very beneficial in the treatment of hemophilia     and other       such inherited blood disorders. People suffering from nose bleeding also benefit from eating groundnuts and it is also helpful in reducing excessive menstruation bleeding in women.

Five main nutrients required by the body to maintain and repair the tissues namely food energy, protein, phosphorous, thiamin and niacin. These five nutrients are found in good quantity in groundnuts.

Groundnuts are rich vitamins and contain at least 13 different types of vitamins that include Vitamin A, B, C and E. along with this, groundnuts are also rich in 26 essential minerals like calcium, iron, zinc, boron, etc. these help in brain function and development and also help to maintain strong bones.

It is recommended that growing children, expecting women and nursing mothers consume roasted groundnuts with jaggery and goat’s milk. It is said to provide resistance and immunity against dangerous infections like Hepatitis and also Tuberculosis.

Groundnuts are rich in anti-oxidants and a chemical called resveratrol. These help in reducing the risk of contracting cardiovascular diseases, cancer risk and also help in anti-ageing, thus keeping the body young and fit.

They are especially, rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic acids that help to lower LDL or "bad cholesterol" and increase HDL or "good cholesterol".

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