Peanut Nutrition Analysis
Peanuts are of high nutritional value and contain rich fat and protein. It was determined that the content of fat in peanuts was 44% to 45%, and the protein content was 24-36%, and the sugar content was about 20%. The peanut also contains rich vitamin B2. PP, A, D, E, calcium and iron. It contains a variety of vitamins including thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. The mineral content is also rich, especially the amino acid that contains human body must, the function that promotes brain cell development, enhance memory.
The peanut seed is rich in oil, and the oil from peanut kernel is yellowish, transparent and fragrant. It is high quality cooking oil. Peanut oil is very difficult to dissolve in ethanol. People can use the peanut oil to inject 70% ethanol solution to be heated to 39-40.8 degree to see its turbidity to determine whether peanut oil is pure. Peanut oil is the oil that has been soaked in peanut kernels. Peanut oil belongs to non-drying oil, the color is yellowish, transparent and delicious, it is good cooking oil.
Peanut is an important raw material for more than 100 kinds of food. It can be Fried, Fried, boiled, and made peanut cakes and various kinds of confectionery and pastries. Because of the carbon dioxide, vanillin, ammonia, hydrogen sulphide and some other aldehydes volatilize in the process of peanut baking, the peanut kernel has a special aroma.