Peanut Namkeen: Healthy option for snacking
Peanuts are one of the most popular nuts in India. The nuts originated in South America with archaeological evidence showing that people in Peru and Brazil may have been eating peanuts nearly 3,500 years ago. After Europeans discovered peanuts in Brazil, they promoted the cultivation of this nut throughout North America and Asia. However, people did not realize that peanuts have great nutritional benefits that make them an important part of a healthy diet. It is consumed as a snack and are often available in salted flavour in hygienically packed pouches.
Here we have enlisted, how peanut is a healthy snacking option:
Peanuts are an excellent source of Biotin: Biotin is an enormously beneficial nutrient for your physiological well-being. Biotin is involved in dozens of enzymatic reactions in the body, including processes that regulate the expression of your genes.
Peanuts are full of heart-healthy Monounsaturated fats
Peanuts sometimes are considered unhealthy because of their high fat content. However, the types of fats in peanuts are actually healthy for heart. For example, peanuts contain 80% unsaturated fat to 20% saturated fat, similar profile to olive oil (considered healthy).
Peanuts contain Antioxidants
Antioxidants are a class of molecules that neutralize free radicals, the unstable molecules that can cause damage to your cells. Excessive free radical activity has been suggested as a possible mechanism for the formation of cancerous cells, meaning that getting plenty of antioxidants by consuming peanuts may lower your cancer risk.
Peanuts contain copper
Copper is a trace mineral that is considered an essential micronutrient. It is necessary for several important physiological processes forming a crucial part of enzymes that govern energy production and neural activity. In the nervous system, copper is needed for neurons to create the myelin sheath that encases their axons and increases the speed of neural transmission.
The above mentioned benefits indicate that snacking over peanut namkeen will not only satisfy your tastebuds, but it will also provide you additional nutritional benefits. Crazy bakery has a delectable range of peanut namkeen available for munching. Grab your pack soon from a store near you.