Peanuts are rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • Protein
  • Fibre
  • Phenolic antioxidants (resveratrol)
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamins of the B complex
  • Manganese, magnesium, copper, calcium, potassium, iron, zinc and selenium
  • Coenzyme Q10

Health Benefits

  • Cholesterol-lowering effect
  • Anti-aging effect
  • Protect against stomach cancer
  • Help manage weight
  • Strong antioxidants
  • Reduced incidence of coronary heart disease, gallstones, diabetes
  • Lower risk of mortality and developing chronic diseases (respiratory & neurodegenerative disease)

Nutrition Analysis

A portion of unsalted peanuts (28gr. or 28 pieces) contains 164 calories, 6.6 g protein, 6 g carbohydrates, 13.9 g fat (1.9 g saturated, 6.9 g monounsaturated and polyunsaturated 4.4 g) and 2.2 g of fibre.

How to eat

You can eat peanuts…

  • As a small nutritious snack during the day (one handful).
  • Making homemade peanut butter (mixing peanuts with 2 tbsp. vegetable oil, 1 tbsp. honey. and 1 pinch of salt in a mixer), which can be spread on top of bread, fruit (goes well with bananas, apples and pears) and vegetables on sticks (e.g. carrot, cucumber, celery).