Healthy peanut nougat, ideal for the sweet New Year's table

There are many traditions throughout the world on these dates, a classic is the sweet table that accompanies the toast around 12 midnight, when a new year begins.

This sweet table has breads, puddings, nougats, nuts, and more. Today we tell you the recipe for a classic, peanut nougat, very nutritious and healthy by the way.

Pay attention to every detail Dana shares in this video.

Properties of peanuts

Peanuts, also known as peanuts, contain a large amount of nutrients that are considered beneficial for the body, so their consumption can significantly contribute to human health.

It is a legume, interesting for its healthy content of monounsaturated fats and proteins. According to the Spanish Nutrition Foundation, every 100 grams of peanuts has 23,4 grams of peanut fat and 27 grams of protein.

A study published in the Journal of Food Science and Technology found that peanuts contain compounds such as resveratrol, which help prevent premature aging and promote longevity.

It also contains phytosterols, which block cholesterol absorption, and coenzyme Q10, as well as other bioactive compounds known to prevent chronic diseases.

On the other hand, for women who are pregnant or want to become pregnant, peanuts also contain a significant amount of folic acid. This nutrient promotes ovulation before pregnancy and promotes the normal development of the baby; Taking it can prevent birth defects and problems during pregnancy.

According to experts, it is a product with beneficial and healthy fatty ingredients, which help reduce total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol, while having the ability to increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels.

Although it contains a lot of fat, consuming it will help balance liver function and help the pancreas process sugar more easily.

It is also naturally rich in fiber and is especially good for the heart and digestive system, reducing the risk of developing heart or colon disease.

Raise your spirits at the sweet table with peanut nougat

In addition to all the benefits mentioned, it can also act as an antidepressant.

Eating 1/4 cup of peanuts a day helps produce high levels of serotonin in the brain, which promotes hormonal balance and makes peanuts a natural ally in the fight against depression.

The high energy content helps reduce the feeling of weakness, fatigue and lethargy.

So in addition to a delicious dessert on your sweet table, you will be incorporating something healthy and homemade.

How to consume it?

Peanuts can be removed from their shell and eaten raw. However, it is important for consumers to know that roasting it releases antioxidants and improves digestion.

There are also many people who use peanut butter or peanut paste. This is probably one of the most famous forms of this legume and one of the most used in some countries. It is perfect for sandwiches and cookies.

However, to avoid consuming too much sugar, it is best to buy it in its purest form; made entirely from peanuts and consume no more than 1.5 tablespoons a day.

Peanuts can be eaten raw, blanched, roasted, boiled, fried, powdered, or in peanut butter. Eating them with their thin, papery skin is more nutritionally beneficial, as the skin contains many antioxidants and phytochemicals.

Grow peanuts at home

It is a fairly rustic and easy to grow plant, in this article we tell you how to have peanuts at home, even in pots.
How to grow peanuts at home

Note

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