What Are The Benefits Of Peanuts?
Peanuts are re-loved, mainly because the researchers have confirmed: peanuts are a healthy food. On the one hand, the American Federal Government published a dietary guide to inform people that most of the fat contained in peanuts are unsaturated fatty acids and do not contain cholesterol. This fatty acid not only does not like the saturated fat as blocking the artery, but the "arterial scavenger" reputation, can significantly reduce the total cholesterol and harmful cholesterol levels, cardiovascular disease has a very good preventive effect.
In addition, peanut rich in folic acid, dietary fiber, arginine, etc., can also play a protective role on the heart. Professor Penny, a renowned professor of nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania, has experimentally demonstrated that eating olive oil reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by 25% and edible peanut and peanut products by 21%. Therefore, the American Heart Society vigorously promote the consumption of peanut oil, the relatively high price of olive oil, the former is more popular with consumers. In addition, the Harvard University study also shows that if you eat a half spoonful of peanut butter or a spoonful of peanuts, you can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 21% -27%.
For many people are concerned about the "eat peanuts will not get fat" problem, the experts explained: peanut on the threat of obesity is not large, if the amount of food, but also play the effect of weight loss. Because it belongs to high calorie, high protein, high fiber food, can increase the sense of satiety, which is commonly referred to as "more resistant to hunger." According to the study, peanut caused by satiety is 5 times higher than other high carbohydrate foods, after eating peanuts can be relatively reduced the need for other food, reduce the total body heat to learn, so as to achieve weight loss.