Five great benefits of eating peanuts
Boiled peanuts, peanut soup, Deep-Fried Peanuts...... Peanuts are rich in nutrition, good in price and low in price. It is a favorite nut of Chinese people. Recently, the United States "the light of cooking" in the latest research, the publication of the article introduced the 5 benefits of peanuts.
1. control appetite
Peanuts are "high satiety" foods that make you feel more full, or have longer time. An article published in the Journal of nutrition and metabolism found that people who used peanuts as snacks had less to eat. Department of Nutritional Sciences Purdue University Professor Dr. Mats said: "the peanut high satiety is not just fat, dietary fiber and protein content, but all factors of the synergetic effect of the." Brigham and women's hospital nutrition department director Kathy McManus said that if you eat peanuts or peanut butter for breakfast, the day can reduce food intake.
2. help to reduce salt
Salty snacks are usually high salt foods. But the salt content of salty peanuts is less than the same weight of sliced bread and frozen waffles. Therefore, salty peanuts can not only meet the taste of salt, but also not easily lead to excessive intake of salt.
3. stable blood sugar
The study found that if people changed one portion of their diet to peanuts, the risk of diabetes was reduced by 21%. Peanuts slow the absorption of carbohydrates. If you eat some peanuts in the morning, your blood sugar will not be too high for a day.
4. keep heart health
An article in the Nutrition Journal points out that people who eat the most peanuts can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease by 35%. Researchers believe that the composition of fatty acids in peanut, combined with other ingredients, can reduce the content of low density lipoprotein (bad cholesterol) and make the heart healthier.
5. reduce the risk of colon cancer
The study found that women who ate peanuts at least two times a week could reduce the risk of colon cancer by 58%, while those who ate peanuts at least two times a week could reduce the risk of 27%. Scientists have analyzed the effects of folic acid in peanuts and other anti-cancer nutrients.