Useful properties of peanuts
A diet rich in nuts and peanuts directly asociated with reduced mortality and, in particular, a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Clearly according to a recent study conducted by a group of scientists from the medical school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville (USA) and in the journal “JAMA Internal Medicine” .
The study involved 71.764 white man and the black race . who lived in the southern United States, most of them low-income and a group of residents from 134.265 people of the Asian race in Shanghai (China). Analysis of peanut consumption among men and women showed a reduced risk of total mortality and mortality from cardiovascular disease in all ethnic groups with the only exception that men are much more consumed peanuts than women.
Thus, among the citizens of the USA, a decrease of 21% risk of total mortality and heart disease compared with people who are daily consumers of these fruits. Among the Asian population, the risk was reduced by 17%, he was primarily concerned with those people who usually ate more walnuts. In addition, scientists found a between high consumption of dried fruit and reduced risk of coronary heart disease.
“The consistency of results between different ethnic groups and previous studies conducted among people with higher levels of income, increases our confidence in the beneficial effects of nuts . Thus, we found consistent evidence that high consumption of peanuts is asociated with reduced risk of total mortality and mortality from cardiovascular diseases (cardiovascular diseases or heart diseases), report the authors of this study.
Also keep in mind that peanuts and other nuts contain high amounts of antioxidants are very useful for our body. It is antioxidants help to rid the body of free radicals, and strengthens our immune system and prolongs life.