Peanut Health Benefits

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Peanuts a Healthy Delight


Creamy, crunchy, mouth-watering, delicious are just some of the things that come to mind when I think of peanut butter, where would peanut butter be without peanuts. There are so many products that are derived from peanuts that it is mind-blowing.

Peanuts are grown in tropical and subtropical climates worldwide, in fact, the industry makes billions of dollars per year simply because we all love peanuts, at least I think we all do.

As a kid growing up I loved peanut butter sandwiches which were one of my favorites and I owe it all to peanuts. In this article, we will be looking at some peanut facts that I know you will enjoy and find very beneficial.

Peanut nutritional facts

Peanut nutritional facts include Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin B-6, Vitamin B-12, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Folate, Niacin, Riboflavin, Thiamine, Copper, Molybdenum, Protein, Phosphorus

Peanut health benefits

Besides its awesome taste and many uses, peanuts can benefit our bodies in so many ways which include.

1. Peanuts help to promote heart health.

2. Aids in fighting cancer.

3. It helps with weight control.

4. Promotes bone health.

5. Peanuts are a good source of antioxidant that rids the body of free radicals.

6. Prevent gallstone.

Peanut fun facts


1. There is a cake known as peanut cake.

2. There is a delicious punch known as a peanut punch.

3. Peanut butter and jelly goes great together.

4. A 12-ounce jar of peanut butter contains 540 peanuts.

5. Peanuts are actually legumes.

6. Peanut butter can be crunchy or creamy.

7. The first peanuts grown in the united states were grown in Virginia.

8.  A certain brand of peanut butter is named after a favorite cartoon character known as peter pan ( peter pan peanut butter).

Final word

Peanuts make a healthy snack because it has so many benefits, so give your health a boost and take advantage of these nuts that are such a healthy treat.


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Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.

6 thoughts on “Peanut Health Benefits”

  1. I really did not know there were so many benefits of peanuts. I do not like nuts, at all. BUT, I do like peanuts and cashews. How many peanuts should you eat a day to help with heart health and fighting cancer? These are always concerns of mine that just kind of stay at the back of my mind. Anything I can do to combat these two issues, is a plus. I surely don’t know about eating a peanut cake tho 🙂 and 540 peanuts in a jar of peanut butter, wow. That means that it is really made of just peanuts. I do love a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich on white bread!

    • Hello my good friend so nice to hear from you, hope all is well both you and your family. Peanuts are great, studies have shown that eating 1 ounce of nuts daily not just peanuts can really improves ones health. It is amazing of the amount of peanuts that are in peanut butter.

      And peanut cake is so delicious. I loved this cake from a child and still do. I may just write a blog on how to go about preparing this tasty treat. I am so happy that I could help. All the best to you and have a good day.

  2. Peanut is actually a great nutrent and everyone (unless you have lethal allergy) should consume in proper amounts.

    But it’s also rich in fat and shouldn’t be considered ore than enough because it’s one of those foods that can get you fat easily and make your skin go oily. And it’s so tasty that kinda gets you addicted quickly :d At least that’s true for me

    • Hello Tyler so good to meet you and thanks a million for responding. Peanuts are really great but like all other foods should be eaten in moderation. I am so happy that I could help. All the best of health and success to you.

  3. Hi Norman, the last thing I ate was a peanut butter sandwich, I never realized how healthy peanuts are. Nothing better than a good satay sauce too…yummy. I never realized peanuts were an antioxidant either. Do you think there could be any other health benefits from peanuts? Surely there has to be more.
    Cheers Matt

    • Hello Matt peanuts sure do have it advantages. Peanuts have so much benefits those that I have listed and a lot more. Wishing you the best of good health.


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