Peanut, folk known as "peanut", has a high nutritional value. The peanut skin, often overlooked, often rub the skin after eating. In fact, the peanut skin is also called red, it is light and thin, but very rich ingredients. The main ingredients are cellulose, protein, fat and polyphenols, but also contains a variety of active ingredients for the prevention of cancer.
The red skin of peanut is a kind of medicine, it has hemostatic effect, can increase the amount of blood platelet. For this reason, it is recommended that people who have the risk of thrombosis is best to remove this layer of red skin, and those who have the risk of bleeding should wear red skin to eat. Studies have shown that the role of this layer of red skin there are many, such as anti-oxidation, inhibit the saccharification of diabetic patients, as well as a weak anti HIV effect.
Peanut red color is generally light brown or light red, and now because of the different varieties also appeared in the color of peanuts, peanut color is due to ordinary peanut skin color variation. According to the color of peanut skin color can be divided into black, purple black, white, purple, red and white.
A variety of deep color, usually rich in antioxidant polyphenols, protein and trace elements content will be higher than the light colored varieties. For example, black sesame seeds are better than white sesame seeds, black rice is better than white rice. Therefore, the relatively light skinned peanuts, dark skinned peanut protein content is higher, lower fat content. Moreover, for peanut kernels, small grains contain more protein than large ones. Therefore, we might as well get rid of the great love of the inherent hobby, more care for those dark, small varieties.