The type of “longevity” nut mentioned here is peanuts. This type of food not only brings many health benefits but is also very easy to find, cheap, so most people can use it.
According to the US Department of Agriculture, 100 grams of peanuts can provide 567 calories, 325.8g of protein, 8.5g of fiber, 705mg of potassium, 4.5mg of iron, 92mg of calcium, 18mg of sodium. In addition, peanuts also contain many important vitamins such as B vitamins (B1, B3, B9), vitamin E, vitamin K…
What are the benefits of eating peanuts in the morning?
Eating peanuts in general brings many health benefits. You can eat this type of food at any time of the day. However, according to experts, the best time to eat peanuts is still in the morning when fasting. At this time, the body will receive the maximum benefits, the inherent nutritional value of peanuts.
Eating peanuts in the morning will bring benefits to digestion and cardiovascular health. This type of food provides energy, helps you feel full and satisfied for longer.
In the morning, the body is hungry and needs to replenish energy. Food after entering the body will be consumed and absorbed quickly. Therefore, eating peanuts at this time helps the body receive maximum nutrients.
In addition, peanuts also have a good effect on the beneficial bacteria in the body, helping them function better.
Note that you should not eat too many peanuts at once to avoid bloating. Each time, you should only eat about 10-25 grams of peanuts. Also, limit cooking peanuts with a lot of oil. You can combine peanuts with other types of food in a meal to maximize nutrition. Do not eat moldy or sprouted peanuts.
Pregnant women, people with gout, people who have had their gallbladder removed, ulcers, or allergic tendencies should limit their consumption of peanuts.
Some benefits of peanuts for health
– Good for digestion
Eating peanuts helps a lot for digestion because they contain a lot of fiber, support bowel movement, and reduce constipation.
In addition, peanuts contain phospholipids, so eating peanuts also helps reduce discomforts such as acid reflux, nausea… Peanuts have a cleansing effect on the intestines, making you feel better.
– Prevent heart disease
Peanuts contain many fatty acids that reduce bad cholesterol in the body. From there, it can promote blood circulation and prevent diseases related to the cardiovascular system.
Folic acid in peanuts also helps reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. In addition, fiber and unsaturated fats in peanuts also provide effective benefits in preventing blood clots.
– Good for the brain
Peanuts contain essential amino acids for the body, which promote the development of brain cells, enhance memory, and cognitive abilities.
In addition, vitamin B6 in peanuts also helps the brain function better, enhancing memory. Peanuts provide a small amount of calcium and vitamin D that can delay the aging of brain cells.