Ooo Farms Produce
RED JWARI GROUNDNUT
MORE PROTEIN THAN ANY OTHER NUT
CONTAINS ALL 20 AMINO ACIDS IN VARIABLE PROPORTIONS
GOOD SOURCE OF FIBRE
EXCELLENT SOURCE OF VITAMIN E
HIGH IN MONO UNSATURATED FATS
CoQ10 IN PEANUTS PROTECTS THE HEART DURING THE PERIOD OF LACK OF OXYGEN
GOOD SOURCE OF IRON, ZINC, POTASSIUM AND MAGNESIUM
- Groundnuts originated in South America.
- It is estimated that groundnuts were introduced in India by the Jesuit Fathers who followed Vasco de Gama.
- The indigenous variety that is now prevalent in India is likely of Brazilian origin.
- By the middle of the nineteenth century, the largest area under groundnut cultivation was reported in South Arcot district of Madras State.
- A local businessman, Govindaiyer played a significant role in promoting the cultivation of groundnuts in the Madras provinceby introducing double cropping and establishing oil extraction units.
- In the Saurashtra region of Gujarat State, Maharaja Bhagvatsinhji pioneered the growing of groundnuts in his own dominion.
- Studies have reported a reduced risk of diabetes by a quarter when groundnuts were incorporated in daily diet.
- Unsaturated fats, certain vitamins and minerals, and the bioactive components have shown to have cancer-preventative effects, which are all packaged into a peanut kernel.
- Peanuts are known to have beneficial effects on cholesterol, primarily due to their unsaturated fats.
- Peanuts are a vital source for introducing most of the water soluble vitamins into the human body along with Vitamin E which is fat soluble.
- Peanuts are a very good source of potassium, zinc, iron, copper and magnesium.
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