Ground peanut, also called arachides in French are delicious, crunchy, and popular oilseeds known to humankind since centuries. Legumes by birth, they are well grown in Mali and in Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali, Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, where they are respectively used in delicacies like the Malian meat stew Maafe, the Ghanaian candies Nkate cake and kuli-kuli and the spicy coating for kebabs in Nigeria to cite only those. In addition to their monounsaturated fat content, peanuts carry almost all the qualities of other edible nuts such as pistachios. They contain high amount of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium and manganese that aid in blood sugar level regulation; They are packed with antioxidants, many important B-complex groups of vitamins like niacin and simple ones like vitamin E, or vitamin B3 which contributes to blood flow to the brain and memory boost power. And finally, it has folates that improve fertility in its consumers and can help fight depression thanks to tryptophan, an essential amino acid which is important for the production of serotonin, one of the key brain chemicals involved in mood regulation. No wonder peanuts get name tags such as “natural man’s power house”, “Brain food”, etc. Your heart will go nuts for peanuts!
- No artificial sweeteners and No salt added
- Rich source of vitamins and minerals
- Rich in energy
- Excellent to make creamy natural peanut butter or peanut butter sauce
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