Peanuts are packed with vitamins and nutrients and are a good source of heart- healthy monounsaturated fat. They provide many different health benefits, including the regulation of cholesterol levels, lowering the risk of heart disease, and promoting several functions to make your body more efficient like aiding in the conversion of food to energy.
All Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts are picked from the ground, and boiled in the can in less than 24 hours. Our process does not allow drying in the sun, and since the green boiled peanuts are boiled in the can, we preserve all of the natural nutritional value of the peanut.
In fact, the process of boiling peanuts draws antioxidants from the shells, therefore giving boiled peanuts four times the antioxidants of raw or roasted peanuts.
Scientific evidence suggests, but does not prove, that eating 1.5 ounces of most peanuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease.
In 2003, the Food and Drug Administration released a health claim recognizing peanuts in helping to maintain cholesterol.