Peanuts rival fruit as good source of health-promoting antioxidants

Lockette, Tim
February 2005
Southeast Farm Press;2/9/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports that peanuts are often thought of as a high-fat food, But party goers can feel a little better about reaching for the roasted nuts. Not only do peanuts contain the so-called "good" kind of fat, but University of Florida researchers have found they also are high in a wide variety of helpful antioxidants, rivaling the fruits often sought out by health-conscious consumers. Peanuts are the source of Vitamin E.


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