Raw Peanuts are the unique Health Nut. Every oval-shaped kernel or seed is comprised of two off-white lobes that are enclosed by a brownish-red skin. They have B vitamins, Vitamin E, protein, fiber and necessary minerals. Peanuts have a strong, creamy and nutty flavor.
The antioxidants and folic acid in peanuts may provide some protection against cancer. It is rich in calcium which helps promotes healthy bones. It has higher bioflavonoid resveratrol content than grapes. This bioflavonoid is believed to improve blood flow in the brain by as much as 30%, thus greatly reducing the risk of stroke.
It can be used to make peanut butter. Sprinkle peanuts onto tossed salads. Add peanuts to healthy sauted chicken and vegetables.