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Top 5 health benefits of eating Peanut jaggery chikki

By:Amrita Kumari, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Jan 11, 2017
Peanut Chikki is a healthy, delicious traditional Indian candy made of peanuts and jaggery. This natural sweet delicacy is packed with immense health and beauty benefits. The combination of vital vitamins and proteins of peanuts and iron of jaggery. This traditional dessert is famous for its unique taste, crispiness and aroma.
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    Delicious traditional snack

    Peanut  Chikki is a healthy, delicious traditional Indian candy made of peanuts and jaggery. This natural sweet delicacy is packed with immense health and beauty benefits. The combination of vital vitamins and proteins of peanuts and iron of jaggery. This traditional dessert is famous for its unique taste, crispiness and aroma.

     

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    Delicious traditional snack
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    Manage cholesterol levels and control heart health

    The groundnut chikki  is known to lower bad cholesterol in blood, thereby preventing coronary  artery disease and strokes by favoring healthy blood lipid profile. Peanuts in chikki are packed with  mono-unsaturated fatty acids especially oleic acid that prevents coronary diseases.

     

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    Manage cholesterol levels and control heart health
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    Treat skin ailments

    Peanut chikki is known to pose anti-inflammatory effects thus preventing the diseases like psoriasis and eczema. Peanuts are rich in Vitamin E, zinc and magnesium, which keeps the skin glowing from within and fights the bacteria that causes acne. Peanuts are also known to help with cell regeneration by boosting collagen synthesis.

     

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    Treat skin ailments
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    Fight against nervous diseases

    Jaggery present in chikki is rich in antioxidants and many phytophenols that are proven to help in diluting blood clots and preventing nervous diseases like dementia and Alzheimer's. Although jaggery is also made from the sap of coconut and date palm, the one made from sugar cane is the one that's used most widely. Peanuts are an excellent source of resveratrol,another phytophenol known to prevent induction of nervous diseases and regulating the blood volume by flushing out toxins.

     

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    Fight against nervous diseases
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    Helps in growth and development

    Peanut chikki contains fine quality of amino acids that are essential for growth and development. The amino acids present works as metabolite for growth hormone .It is a perfect to munch for evening snacks instead of junk food like chips and crackers. Groundnut or peanut chikki is good for kids to snack on these healthy candies which provide nutrition and also fill the stomach.

     

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    Helps in growth and development
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  • vishal23 Jan 2017
    Wonderful piece of content...thanks for sharing.