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Can Peanuts Reduce Risk Of Diabetes; Here's What You Need To Know

Update Date: Apr 29, 2017 09:24 AM EDT

Peanuts are not just your ordinary food. They are considered as one of the healthiest that can be consumed - even before experts believed that this food can enhance memory skills.

Just recently, a recent study said that peanuts can help lower the risk of diabetes. Get to know more details, here.

Effects On Diabetes

Medical News Today reported that it is fascinating to comprehend that peanuts are not truly nuts. They are beans that have characteristics surprisingly related to other types of beans. Unlike others, this food have a totally different taste raw and must be cooked to be truly delicious.

In a study conducted by Food And Nutrition Sciences, experts perceived that this type of food was indeed nutrient-rich food. They have great fat and protein content and were a genuine source of B-vitamins. This food has omega 6-fats

Omega 6- Fats From Peanuts

Another analysis showed that omega-6 fats may really decrease the danger of type 2 diabetes. According to the analysis, individuals with greater densities of omega-6 fats in their blood had a moderate chance of acquiring type 2 diabetes.

This study was carried out on people who did not previously suffered from diabetes. Further experiments are required to discover the specific role of how omega-6 fats act in diabetes.

Other Health Benefits

PR Newswire reported that peanuts help keep arteries elastic. Levels of fat in the blood increase immediately, subsequent to a high-fat meal - making blood vessels to become hard.

This causes the heart to perform its function harder and may cause heart disease. If one includes peanuts in their daily diet, blood triglycerides will decrease and as a result, arteries will be open and elastic.

The heart will function well, as the blood fat becomes lower because you ate peanuts. Stay tuned for more health news updates.

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