Groundnut also known as peanuts is considered as a very health snack. Its' product is said to be very beneficial in the treatment of haemophilia and other related inherited blood disorders. People suffering nose bleeding and excessive menstrual flow are not left out of the many benefits embedded in eating groundnut. There are five main nutrients required by the body to maintain and repair tissues, such nutrients include, food energy, protein, phosphorus, thiamin and niacin.
Groundnuts as it were, are not only rich in vitamins but also contain at least 13 different types of vitamin. They include vitamins A,B,C and E. With this, groundnuts are also rich in 26 essential minerals like calcium, iron and zinc, among others. These and many more of these minerals help to not only develop the brain but also keeps the bones strong.
However, it is recommended that growing children, pregnant women and nursing mothers should consume roasted groundnuts because it is said to provide all manner of resistance and immunity, against dangerous infections like hepatitis and tuberculosis.
Groundnuts, rich in anti-oxidants not only help to reduce the risk of contracting cardio vascular diseases and cancer, but also help to keep the body young and fit rather than ageing.