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Peanut

Peanut

Description

Peanut also, monkey nut, ground nut, the edible pod or seed of the legume Arachis hypogaea. Peanuts are higher in a niacin and biotin than any nut, and in fact is not a nut itself, but rather a legume.

Caloric Content

1 2
Calories: 838 161
Protein:37.7 7.29 gm
Carbohydrates:29.7 4.60 gm
Fiber:3.89 1.39 gm
Total fats:70.1 13.97 gm
Saturated fats:15.4 1.938 gm
Unsaturated fats:50.511.338 gm
Cholesterol: - 0 mg



1. Raw - 1 cup, 144 grams
2. Dried - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

Vitamin Content

1 2USRDA
Vitamin A:trace 05000 IU
Thiamine: .46 .189 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2: .19 .037 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6:.576 .084 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 6 mcg
Biotin: 49 - 300 mcg
Niacin:24.64.019 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid: 3 .785 10 mg
Folic acid:.103 28.6 400 mcg
Vitamin C: - 0 60 mg
Vitamin E:9.36 - 30 IU



1. Raw - 1 cup, 144 grams
2. Dried - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

Mineral Content

1 2 USRDA
Calcium: 104 171000 mg
Copper: .62.285 2 mg
Iron: 3.2 .92 18 mg
Magnesium: 252 51 400 mg
Manganese: 2.17.316 n/a mg
Phosphorus: 586 1091000 mg
Potassium:1009 204 n/a mg
Selenium: - - n/a mcg
Sodium: 7 5 n/a mg
Zinc: - .93 15 mg



1. Raw - 1 cup, 144 grams
2. Dried - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

Amino Acid Content

1 2
Tryptophan:- .088 gm
Threonine:- .211 gm
Isoleucine:- .283 gm
Leucine:- .548 gm
Lysine:- .282 gm
Methionine:- .075 gm
Cysteine:- .093 gm
Phenylalanine:- .417 gm
Tyrosine:- .350 gm
Valine: - .330 gm
Arginine: - .982 gm
Histidine: - .212 gm
Alanine:- .322 gm
Aspartic acid:- .980 gm
Glutamic acid:-1.731 gm
Glycine:- .504 gm
Proline:- .354 gm
Serine:- .407 gm



1. Raw - 1 cup, 144 grams
2. Dried - 1 ounce, 28.4 grams

References

Kirschmann, John D. Nutrition Almanac: Nutrition Search. McGraw-Hill: New York. 1984.

Kreutner, Patricia A. Nutrition In Perspective. Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs. 1980.

United States Department of Agriculture. 1984. Composition of Foods: Nut and Seed Products-Raw-Processed-Prepared. Wash, D.C.