Peanuts -1kg (uncooked)Freshpress Juicery
Peanuts are a type of nuts, originating in South America.
Scientifically known as Arachis hypogea, peanuts go by a variety of names, such as groundnuts, earth nuts, and goobers.
In the US, peanuts are rarely eaten raw. Instead, they are most often consumed as roasted and salted whole peanuts or peanut butter.
Other products made from peanuts include peanut oil, peanut flour, and peanut protein. Peanut products are used in a variety of foods; desserts, cakes, confectionery, snacks, and sauces.
Not only do peanuts taste good, they are also rich in protein, fat, and various healthy nutrients.
Studies show that peanuts may be useful for weight loss, and are linked to reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.
The table below contains detailed information on all the nutrients in whole peanuts.
Peanuts are high in fat.
In fact, they are classified as oilseeds. A large proportion of the world’s peanut harvest is used for making peanut oil (arachis oil).