Groundnuts are abundant in protein, healthy fats and dietary fibre.

They go by a variety of names, such as groundnuts, earthnuts, and goobers

Groundnuts are immensely rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus and B vitamins which offers you with a host of health benefits. Groundnuts are a great blend of healthy fats, protein and fibre that curbs your appetite, lowers the risk of heart disease and regulates blood glucose levels.

Groundnut is the major oilseed of India. It accounts for around 25% of the total oilseed production of the country.

Groundnut is used for treating diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, alcoholism, obesity, and AIDS; for preventing stomach and colon cancer; for preventing heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease; for strengthening the immune system; for increasing energy and improving athletic performance; for improving liver function; and as an antioxidant.

Groundnuts are rich in protein, fat, and various healthy nutrients. Studies show that peanuts may even be useful for weight loss and are linked to a reduced risk of heart disease.

Other Groundnuts products include peanut oil, flour, and protein. These goods are used in a variety of foods, such as desserts, cakes, confectionery, snacks, and sauces.

Annual production of Indian Peanuts and Indian Groundnuts oil are around 5-8mln and 1.5 mln tons respectively. Peanuts Production is highly vulnerable to rainfall deviations and displays huge fluctuation between years.

Groundnut Health Benefits:

  • Groundnuts are an ideal snack for the diabetics as it aids in lowering blood sugars.
  • Peanuts are a rich source of beta-sitosterol, which aids in prevention of tumors in the body.
  • Groundnuts improve the functioning of the brain, thanks to its ample amounts of Vitamin B3 and niacin.
  • Peanuts are a good mix of protein, fat and fibre to improve gut health and can keep you satiated for longer hours.
  • Regular consumption of groundnuts provides a vibrant glow to the skin.
  • Regular addition of peanuts in the diet is known to lower the risk of gallstones.