Peanuts Raw Kernels Australian
Peanuts raw provide a good source of protein and amino acids that are essential for growth and development. This amazing nut can help maintain the integrity of cell and mucus membranes providing protection from harmful oxygen free radicals.
For centuries, crunchy peanuts have been one of the popular oil seeds known to humankind. The kernels are enriched with many health-benefiting nutrients that are known essentials for optimum health and wellness. Peanuts are actually legumes but carry almost all the qualities of other popular edible kernels such as almonds, cashews, pistachios etc.
Peanuts contain an excellent source of B vitamins such as vitamin B6, niacin, thiamine, riboflavin as well as vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that can help maintain the integrity of cell and mucus membranes providing protection from harmful oxygen free radicals. Peanuts are high in minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, selenium, manganese, potassium and copper.
Research studies have shown that peanuts contain high concentrations of poly-phenolic antioxidants, primarily p-coumaric acid. This compound has been thought to reduce the risk of stomach cancer by limiting formation of carcinogenic nitrosamines in the stomach. Studies also show that peanuts are an excellent source of the antioxidant resveratrol which has been found to have protective function against cancers, degenerative nerve disease, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and viral/fungal infections.
The peanut kernels are an excellent source of vitamin E (a-tocopherol); containing about 8 g per100 g. vitamin E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant which helps maintain the integrity of cell membrane of mucus membranes and skin by protecting from harmful oxygen free radicals.
These tasty nuts are packed with many important B-complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, niacin, vitamin B-6, and folates. Just 100 g of peanuts provide about 85% of RDI of niacin, which contribute to blood flow to brain improving brain health.
Just a handful of peanuts per day provides enough recommended levels of phenolic anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins, and protein making these tasty little morsels a great snack to add to your diet.
Storage: Airtight container, in a clean, dry, cool area, free from infestation, recommended temperature 0-15° Celsius.