Peanuts are healthy to eat because they are high in monounsaturated fats and antioxidants, according to the George Mateljan Foundation. Peanuts also contain vitamins B1, B3 and E, as well as biotin, folate and niacin. More »

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Eating peanuts or any other nut is good for you, but added salt is not good for people with high blood pressure. For healthy individuals, 2,300 milligrams of salt intake daily is recommended. For those over 50 years of a... More »

Eating peanut butter is good for a person's health because of the protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals it provides. Two tablespoons of peanut butter contains the healthy ratio of 3.3 grams of saturated f... More »

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Peanuts are one of the most common edible nuts, and large quantities of peanuts are consumed in raw form and as peanut butter. Almonds, pecans, pistachios and walnuts are other varieties of common edible nuts. More »

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Purine-rich foods include anchovies, sardines, asparagus, cauliflower, meat, kidney beans and spinach, according to the George Mateljan Foundation. These foods are useful in controlling gout symptoms More »

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While the George Mateljan Foundation for the World's Healthiest Foods considers potatoes an excellent source of vitamin B6, potassium, copper, vitamin C, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber and pantothenic acid,... More »

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The health benefits of cashews include the heart, bone and physiological process benefits associated with the monounsaturated fat, copper and magnesium in cashews, according to the George Mateljan Foundation. Cashews are... More »

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