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Basic Tips On The Preparation And Health Benefits Of Peanut Soup

Peanut soup or groundnut soup is a soup made from peanuts, often with various other ingredients. It is a staple of African cuisine but is also eaten in East Asia, the United States and other areas around the world. Wikipedia

PREPARATION...[1]. Saute the onions in oil until just translucent.[2]. Stir in the cayenne and ginger.[3]. Add the carrots and saute a couple more minutes.[4]. Mix in the potatoes and stock.[5]. Bring the soup to a boil and then simmer for about 15 minutes until the vegetables are tender.[6]. In a blender or food processor, puree the vegetables with the cooking liquid and the tomato juice.[7]. Return the puree to the soup pot. Stir in the peanut butter until smooth.[8]. Taste the soup. Its sweetness will depend on the sweetness of the carrots and sweet potatoes. If it is not naturally sweet, add just a little sugar to enhance the other flavors.[9]. Reheat the soup gently, using a heat diffuser if needed to prevent scorching[10]. Add more water, stock, or tomato juice for a thinner soup.

[11]. Serve topped with plenty of chopped scallions or chives. Enjoy!I....INGREDIENTS[1] 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth.[2] 2 cups water.[3] 1 medium red onion, chopped.[4] 2 tablespoons peeled and minced fresh ginger.[5] 4 cloves garlic, minced.[6] 1 teaspoon salt.[7] 1 bunch collard greens (or kale), ribs removed and leaves chopped into 1-inch strips.[8] ¾ cup unsalted peanut butter (chunky or smooth)

HEALTH BENEFITS...[1] PROMOTE HEART HEALTHthose who regularly ate peanuts were found to have a lower risk of death from heart disease.Peanuts may lower bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. Bad cholesterol leads to plaque development on the blood vessels, and peanuts may prevent this.peanuts may reduce inflammation that may cause heart disease.The resveratrol in peanuts may also help combat heart disease. Peanuts seem to have similar cardioprotective effects as other foods containing resveratrol [2] AIDS WEIGHT LOSS ;It is important to note that peanuts are very high in calories. Hence, they are recommended to be taken in moderation.Peanuts are energy-dense foods. Having them as a snack may make you consume fewer calories later in the day.[3] LOWER BLOOD SUGAR LEVEL; Peanuts have a GI score of 14. On a 100-point scale, while the GI of peanuts is 14, the GL (glycemic load, which tells what a particular food will do to your sugar levels) is just 1.The fiber in peanuts also helps lower blood sugar levels. They also contain magnesium and other healthy oils that play a role in this aspect.Consuming peanuts or peanut butter right in the morning may control blood sugar levels throughout the day.[4] PREVENT GALLSTONES Consumption of peanuts is linked to a lowered risk of gallstones. Men consuming five or more units of nuts (including peanuts) a week had a lower risk of gallstone disease.Women consuming five or more units of nuts a week had a reduced risk of cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder).[5] REDUCE CANCER RISKHigh intake of peanuts (including other nuts) has been associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer. The isoflavones, resveratrol, and phenolic acid in peanuts have anticancer properties,Peanut intake is also associated with a reduced risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. [6] PROMOTE SKIN HEALTHAs per anecdotal evidence, peanut consumption may protect the skin from sunburn and damages. Vitamin E, magnesium, and zinc in peanuts may fight bacteria and help the skin glow.Beta-carotene, an antioxidant available in peanuts, may help improve skin health. However, research in this aspect is limited.[7] TREAT ERECTILE DYSFUNCTIONPeanuts are rich in arginine, an essential amino acid . Arginine has been studied extensively as a possible treatment for erectile dysfunction .[8[ RELIEVES SYMPTOMS OF POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYMPTOMS... peanuts may help treat PCOS as they contain monounsaturated fats. Some research states that a diet high in these fats could help improve the metabolic profile of women with PCOS [9] BOOST HAIR GROWTH...peanuts contain all the amino acids and protein, they may be a good supplementation to a diet for hair growth,. kindly share these post with friends on social media....

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