Artichoke

Artichoke Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how artichoke can support your health and wellness.

Although technically belonging to the legume family (& thus related to beans & legumes), peanuts are typically eaten roasted or as peanut butter.

Peanuts can also be used to produce oil, flour and protein powders that can be used a wide range of foods, both savoury and sweet. They are a great source of plant protein and mono and polyunsaturated fats, however can cause potentially life threatening allergic reactions in some people.

They also contain the ‘anti-nutrient’ phytic acid, which can impair the absorption of iron and zinc if consumption levels are excessive.

 

  • 595 calories / 100 grams
  • 5% water

 

Great source of:

  • Vitamin E
  • Biotin
  • Copper
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Folate
  • Manganese
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium
  • Antioxidants

 

Peanuts may:

  • Support healthy weight management & reduce the risk of obesity.
  • Protect against heart disease.
  • Lower cholesterol and prevent the formation of gallstones.
  • Prevent cell damage relating to cognitive degeneration and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Support the functioning of red blood cells and improve blood flow.
  • Protect against colon related diseases including cancer.