Groundnut Burfi, contain some vitals like protein of albumin, carbohydrate, And minerals.
Easily digestible carbohydrate, and minerals in the groundnut along with the Glucose in the jaggery induces instant strength. Also it prevents constipation and Improves digestion. It also act as an appetizer. Research says that we have several vital contents found in 2 piece of chikkies Equal to1 boiled egg.
Jaggery is unrefined natural sugar that is
produced without adding any chemicals. More than 70% of the total world jaggery
production is done in India. Jaggery is popularly known as the “medicinal
sugar” and is nutritionally comparable with honey.
It has been used as a sweetener in Ayurvedic Medicine for 3000 years. Indian
Ayurvedic medicine considers jaggery to be beneficial in treating throat and
lung infections. While refined sugar mainly consists of glucose and fructose,
jaggery contains glucose and sucrose.
But jaggery also has minerals and vitamins which lacks in the refined sugar.
The mineral content of jaggery includes calcium, phosphorus, magnesium,
potassium and iron and traces of zinc and copper. The vitamin content includes
folic acid and B-complex vitamins. Thus, other than that it is a good source of
energy, it also prevents rheumatic afflictions; prevents disorders of bile;
helps in relieving fatigue, relaxation of muscles, nerves and blood vessels;
maintains blood pressure and reduces water retention; increases hemoglobin
level and prevents anemia.
has shown that boiled groundnut has powerful capabilities to destroy dangerous
germs. Life threatening diseases are present in fruits and vegetables that we
consumed every day. The ability to combat such diseases is present in large
quantities in peanuts. Research on groundnut also states that consuming 50 gms
of groundnuts early in the morning not only improves immunity but also helps to
Source: Dinamalar Madurai Edition (06-01-2008)
Groundnut For Diabetes Control
first thing that comes to mind when anyone thinks about groundnut oil is its
fat content. There is a common fear that groundnut oil will lead blood pressure
and heart disease, however there is no scientific evidence supporting this
Though there is the presence of fat content in
groundnut, this fat is not harmful for the body. It is also known as poor man’s
almond because it contains a high quantity of protein strength. It has 30
different types of vitamins. It is a good food for people suffering from
Groundnut is not only good for diabetes it has
the ability to control or prevent diseases like blood pressure, cancer, nerve
problems, memory loss, which is proven by research analysis.
The rise of blood sugar level after each of the
foods that is consumed by us every day is called the glycemic index. The
glycemic index of groundnut is very low and therefore there is no need to worry
about a rise in the blood sugar else by consuming it and it can safely intake
it. Moreover its magnesium content is known to fasten the insulin producing
Source: Malaimalar Madurai Edition (09-11-2010)
Can Peanuts Be Eaten In The Raw Form?
should not be taken in raw form or fried in oil for consumption. It must be
either boiled or roasted. When eating, the skin of the peanut must not be
removed because it is high in nutrition. Instead of taking snacks in the
evening, it is better to take 50 gms of peanuts every day.
If the groundnut that you eat tastes bitter, it
should not be taken because it contains aflatoxins , which affects
digestion. Instead fresh groundnuts must be taken.
Prevention Of Memory Loss
groundnut helps to reduce the problems that are associated with the nervous
system. It will help to prevent memory loss diseases such as Alzheimer’s and
Parkinson’s. The component present in groundnut helps in stimulation of nerve
cells. It helps to strengthen the nervous system. The antioxidants present in peanuts
free the body from harmful radicals.
contains good fat. When water is boiled slowly, it reaches 100 degrees
centigrade which is called boiling point. Likewise, for oil there is a smoking
point. When any oil is boiled, the result is that bad fats get generated
because of the heat. However, groundnut oil, this does not happen because its
smoking point is 275 to 350 points more than other oils.
The smoking point of groundnut oil is 320. As it
will not reach this point quickly, bad fats do not get generated due to heating
while at the same time good fat is retained.
Source: Malaimalar Madurai Edition (09-11-2010)
Importance To Pregnant Women
Sodium has the ability to increase blood
pressure. As sodium is present in low quantities in Groundnut, it will increase
Groundnut has high fiber content which helps in
bringing good bowel movements and also helps to control fat levels. Another
factor is that intake of medium quantities of groundnut is enough to satisfy
Hence you will not feel like in taking any other
food and so the gap between meals in increased, which helps to avoid taking in
too much food and you will not accumulate fat in the body. Groundnut contains
high quantities of Vitamin A and B3 that is soluble in water, which are most
vital for pregnant women. If pregnant women do not get these vitamins, the baby
may be born with nerve defects. So, it is a must for pregnant women to have it.
Groundnut also contains important elements which kills the cells that cause
cancers in the human body.
Peanut has folic acid in its richer value .and
also Potassium , pasperous , Iron , Krudalic Acid and other vitamins which
causes pregnancy .
It stimulates the spam increase in male and
also famine egg level to the female body .Hence , the peanut causes the Pregnancy.
Burfy for Complete Family Health
Peanut has anti –inflammatory , anti- viral and
anti – aging properties .It is considered particularly good for those who are
under weigh . In fact , Having more than a tablespoon of this nut five times in
a week can cause weigh gain.
However , If you already have a healthy weight
and do not want to gain weight any further , you need not abstain from these
amazing nuts altogether as a study published in the international Journal of
obesity revealed that individuals who consume
nuts at least two times in a day are less susceptible to weight gain
than those whodo not consume nuts at all.
Thus, Having peanuts in moderation decreases
obesity and lowers triglycerides .Moreover , It has monounsaturated fats that
help lower blood cholesterol levels. Plus , roasting peanuts increases p-Coumaric acid levels and enhances their
Peanuts have a flavonoid called resveratrol(also
found in red grapes and red wine ) that improves blood flow in the brain . In
addition , they reduce the chances of having a stroke.
Furthermore , peanuts promote the growth of
male and female hormones . As they are rich in niacin , regular consumption of
peanuts or groundnuts protects against Alzheimer’s disease . Plus , it works as
a tonic for the nervous system and also improves bone health.