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Long-term eating peanuts, in the end is "nourishing blood vessels" or "injury to blood vessels"? An article to tell you the truth

Long-term eating peanuts, in the end is "nourishing blood vessels" or "injury to blood vessels"?

By Bibi TQIPublished 4 months ago 5 min read
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Long-term eating peanuts, in the end is "nourishing blood vessels" or "injury to blood vessels"? An article to tell you the truth
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Peanuts are one of the nuts that many people love to eat in life. Peanuts are also known as the "longevity fruit". It is very rich in nutrients and can meet the needs of the body.

Peanuts are considered by people to be a delicious delicacy and have good medicinal uses. Peanuts contain unsaturated fatty acids, which can lower cholesterol, prevent atherosclerosis, and improve hypertension and other problems.

But some people believe that peanuts contain very high calories, long-term eating into the body, will lead to more and more fat stored in the body, the body is getting fatter and fatter, obesity itself is the chronic disease "culprit", more likely to hurt the blood vessels, in the end, what kind of statement has a more scientific basis?

Long-term eating peanuts, in the end, is "nourishing blood vessels" or "injury to blood vessels"? An article to tell you the truth

The mortality rate of cardiovascular disease in China exceeds that of cancer, and there is a trend of continuous increase and rejuvenation, which has become the "number one enemy" threatening the health of the nation.

A study published in Stroke tells us that it might be worth trying to eat peanuts every day. The study involved more than 70,000 middle-aged and older adults (45-74 years old).

Based on a follow-up survey over 15 years, it was ultimately concluded that an average daily intake of 4 to 5 peanuts helped reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease by 13%, including a 20% reduction in the risk of ischemic stroke and a 16% reduction in the risk of total stroke.

Researchers claim that adding peanuts to the diet in small amounts can help prevent cardiovascular disease and prevention mechanisms, mainly related to the fact that peanuts are rich in dietary fiber, minerals, and monounsaturated fatty acids.

Peanuts are nutrient-rich ingredients, containing 49.24 g of unsaturated fatty acids per 100 grams, 24.8 g of protein, 8.5 g of dietary fiber, 705 mg of potassium, and 8.33 mg of vitamin E. Proper intake of these nutrients are beneficial to the human body.

Researchers recommend that in addition to peanuts every day a small number of unsalted nuts can also play a similar health effect, such as walnuts hazelnuts. Reasonable intake of nut-based food is more helpful to meet nutritional needs but also helps to strengthen the body.

Of course, it is not recommended that you consume too many fried peanuts, because fried peanuts contain high fat, eat into the body is likely to increase the metabolic burden of the organs, but also consume more fat, and even increase blood concentration, which is not conducive to their health, I hope you can pay great attention to the best-boiled peanuts.

How many peanuts are appropriate to eat every day?

Peanuts are rich in fat, high-calorie food, and the calorie content of each 100 grams of peanuts is about 300 kcal, in eating peanuts, the best daily intake of no more than 20. Eating too much will lead to excessive calorie and fat intake, leading to obesity and indigestion, and other problems, which may also cause the body's purine content increased.

1, obesity: when eating peanuts, it is best not to overdo it, it is recommended to eat in moderation. Peanut calories are high, and eating too much may lead to the accumulation of body fat, protein, and other substances in the body, due to the consumption of fewer calories that can not be discharged from the body, fat accumulation, weight gain, triggering obesity problems.

2, indigestion: peanuts contain a lot of protein, oil, and other substances, eating too much may increase the burden on the stomach and intestines, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and other indigestion symptoms. Gastrointestinal discomfort, should pay attention to a light diet, avoid eating greasy and stimulating food, can be used under the guidance of a doctor domperidone, omeprazole, and other drugs to protect the stomach treatment.

3, increased purine content in the body: peanuts contain a lot of fat, and protein, which also has a relatively high purine content, eat too much may increase the purine content in the body, and gout patients or patients with hyperuricemia are recommended to eat fewer peanuts. Even if you eat peanuts, try not to exceed 100g.

Peanuts how to eat more nutritious?

1. peanuts stewed pig's feet to relieve constipation. Peanut rice 3 two, pig's feet 1, stewed soup to eat. Daily consumption of a meal, can be consumed continuously for a week.

2. Boiled peanuts are highly nutritious. Many people like to eat fried peanuts and fried peanuts, commonly unknown, peanuts after frying and deep-frying, peanuts in the nutrients will be damaged, and peanuts boiled to eat the highest nutritional value. Peanuts are very susceptible to aflatoxin, if boiled in water, the aflatoxin contained in peanuts will dissolve into the water, it is much safer and healthier.

3. peanuts boiled in water to protect the voice. Take 80 grams of peanuts with a red coat, boiled in water, eat peanuts, and drink soup, 1-2 times a day, to have a certain effect on hoarseness and loss of voice.

4. Peanuts are not suitable for eating raw. The fat content of peanuts is relatively high, and not easy to digest and absorb after consumption, too much eating raw peanuts will lead to indigestion. Peanuts grow in the soil, easily to be contaminated with parasitic eggs, if eaten raw peanuts, it is easy to induce parasitic diseases. Peanuts are also prone to rodent contamination, which is particularly likely to induce epidemic hemorrhagic fever.

5. Peanut stew with carp to relieve swelling. Peanut rice 60 grams, carp 1 common soup, add a small amount of wine seasoning, for people with nutritional swelling relief.

6. peanuts and dates honey water moisten the lungs and replenish the spleen. The peanut rice with a red coat, dates, honey 30 grams of each together with decoction, a decoction can drink soup, eat dates and peanuts, 2 times a day, even serve 5-7 days, on chronic bronchitis, long cough and other symptoms have a relieving effect.

7. vinegar soaked peanuts to prevent hypertension. Peanuts in addition to containing a high nutritional value, the human body needs unsaturated fatty acids that are also very rich. But peanuts contain high fat and high calories. And the vinegar in a variety of organic acids can play exactly the effect of relieving greasy and fragrant. If you soak peanuts with vinegar for about 7-8 days and consume 10 capsules every night before going to bed, it has a good effect on lowering blood pressure, softening blood vessels, and reducing the accumulation of cholesterol.

Peanuts themselves belong to the high nutritional value of food to meet the body's needs, but too much intake is not a good thing, as the saying goes, "the opposite of what's good". Any food intake at once too much will certainly bring adverse effects, if you only eat a single food, may also cause malnutrition and other problems, it is recommended that we eat peanuts in daily life reasonably, more help to strengthen the body and reduce the risk of lesions.

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