Side Effects Of Overconsuming Peanuts

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Hindustan Times

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Published
Dec 15, 2021

The crunchy peanuts contain proteins and many essential nutrients, but their excessive intake may end up harming your body

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Here are a few reasons why you should not eat too many peanuts at a time

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You may gain weight

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Peanuts are a rich source of fat and their overconsumption may lead to weight gain

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Inhibit mineral absorption

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Overconsumption of peanuts may block mineral absorption in your body as they contain phytic acid that is responsible for the blockage

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Cause high blood pressure

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Having salted peanuts can be a cause of high blood pressure 

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May increase inflammation

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Overconsumption of peanuts can create an imbalance between omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids that can cause inflammation in your body 

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