Peanuts are rich in vegetable proteins, like all legumes.
They have a high content of mono and poly unsaturated fats, i.e. good fats, oleic acid and linoleic acid. They contain minerals such as manganese, magnesium and iron, and B vitamins, in particular B12, vitamin B3 and vitamin B6, and vitamin E.
Finally, peanuts contain folate and some amino acids (aspartic acid and glutamic acid, alanine, arginine, cystine, glycine, phenylalanine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, proline, methionine, serine, tyrosine, tryptophan, valine and threonine)
They are a very caloric food, but without cholesterol, and energizing, useful as a tonic after prolonged efforts.
What are the benefits of peanut butter?
It is a naturally caloric tonic;
It is a source of vitamins and amino acids, which makes it a perfect food to integrate into vegan and vegetarian diets;
It is rich in protein, and for this reason it is a very suitable food for athletes
Contributes to the balance of the so-called good and bad HDL / LDL cholesterol;
Ensures the health of the cardiovascular system:
It is a natural antioxidant, thanks to its folate content, and moderate use helps to counteract cellular aging.