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Peanuts

The peanut, or groundnut (Arachis hypogaea), is a species in the legume family (Fabaceae) native to South America, Mexico and Central America. It is an annual herbaceous plant growing to 30-50cm tall. The leaves are opposite, pinnate with four leaflets (two opposite pairs; no terminal leaflet), each leaflet 1-7cm long and 1-3cm broad. The flowers are a typical peaflower in shape, 2-4cm across, yellow with reddish veining. After pollination, the fruit develops into a legume 3-7cm long, containing 1-4 seeds, which forces its way underground to mature. Peanuts are a rich source of protein (roughly 30 grams per cup after roasting). Prior to 1990 the PER method of protein evaluation considered peanut protein along with soy protein an incomplete protein, containing relatively low amounts of the essential amino acids cysteine and methionine (but high in lysine), and it was advised to be sure that a diet or meal with peanuts as a staple also include complementary foods such as whole grains like corn and wheat, which are adequate in methionine but limited by lysine. Protein combining has been largely discredited. Since 1990 the gold standard for measuring protein quality is the Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) and by this criterion peanut protein and other legume proteins such as soy protein is the nutritional equivalent of meat and eggs for human growth and health. Peanut oil is a mainly monounsaturated fat (50%), much of which (97%) is oleic acid. Saturated fatty acids compose 13% of peanut fat, where palmitic acid is the most present (74%) followed by stearic acid (16%). Some say peanuts are an unbalanced source of fat because they have only trace amounts of required Omega-3 fats. Some brands of peanut butter are fortified with Omega-3 in the form of linseed oil to balance the ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6. Peanuts are a good source of niacin and thus contribute to brain health, brain circulation and blood flow.

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Blanched Peanuts 25kg Blanched Peanuts 25kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
26291
53.68
0.00
Blanched Peanuts 5kg Blanched Peanuts 5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
02200
13.96
0.00
Blanched Peanuts 1kg Blanched Peanuts 1kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
35746
3.01
0.00
Paleskin Peanuts 25kg Paleskin Peanuts 25kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
33904
104.35
0.00
Paleskin Peanuts 5kg Paleskin Peanuts 5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
15245
27.13
0.00
Paleskin Peanuts 2.5kg Paleskin Peanuts 2.5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
19959
14.09
0.00
Paleskin Peanuts 1kg Paleskin Peanuts 1kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
07333
5.84
0.00
Paleskin Peanuts 25kg Paleskin Peanuts 25kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
06183
50.95
0.00
Paleskin Peanuts 5kg Paleskin Peanuts 5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
02192
13.25
0.00
Paleskin Peanuts 1kg Paleskin Peanuts 1kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
33860
2.85
0.00
Peanuts Redskin 1kg Peanuts Redskin 1kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
98255
3.68
0.00
Peanuts Roast & Salted 0.5kg Peanuts Roast & Salted 0.5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
64117
2.37v
0.47
Redskin Peanuts 25kg Redskin Peanuts 25kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
02196
70.85
0.00
Redskin Peanuts 5kg Redskin Peanuts 5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
02198
18.42
0.00
Roast & Salted Peanuts 10kg Roast & Salted Peanuts 10kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
17223
61.00
0.00
Roast & Salted Peanuts 12.5kg Roast & Salted Peanuts 12.5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
32671
42.40v
8.48
Roast & Salted Peanuts 5kg Roast & Salted Peanuts 5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
03596
22.05v
4.41
Roast & Salted Peanuts 1kg Roast & Salted Peanuts 1kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
30654
4.75v
0.95
Roasted & Salted Peanuts 1kg Roasted & Salted Peanuts 1kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
22571
8.48v
1.70
47614
41.50v
8.30
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Roast & Salted Peanuts 6x250g Roast & Salted Peanuts 6x250g vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
16303
11.83v
2.37
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Paleskin Peanuts 6x500g Paleskin Peanuts 6x500g vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
26862
16.43
0.00
Paleskin Peanuts 6x125g Paleskin Peanuts 6x125g vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
06138
5.63
0.00
Redskin Peanuts 6x250g Redskin Peanuts 6x250g vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
10789
7.18
0.00
Roasted & Salted Peanuts 6x125g Roasted & Salted Peanuts 6x125g vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
19145
7.24v
1.45

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