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Why Eating Groundnut Is Good For You

Why Eating Groundnut Is Good For You

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The botanical name is Arachishypogaea, groundnut belongs to the pea family. Although small in size, the plant is a variable annual herb, which grows up to 50 cm in height. Some say it is the cheapest nut available, groundnut is available in major cities and towns in Nigeria; they are either sold in the markets or hawked on the streets. We eat groundnut in many forms, boiled, fried, baked and many more. Groundnuts come in easy to crack shells and can only be consumed when the outer layer is removed. Groundnuts are a healthy snack; in fact, they are an important source of nutrition in underdeveloped countries. Some of the vast range of benefits includes: Helps to prevent Gallstones Consumption of peanuts can help prevent gallstones. According to studies, eating an ounce of peanuts