So, guys, we are here going to discuss the nutritional value available in almonds and peanuts. Which one is better? Can we go for peanuts instead of almonds? There are several questions on our mind as if we see the price, almonds are much more costly. The price of peanuts is very very low. We know very well. It is easily available. So let’s see the difference between the two. Here I am going to tell you about the benefits of both and will compare almonds vs peanuts.
Almonds are popular when it comes to diet. It is very popular when it comes to well-being and health. More than 30 varieties of almonds are available worldwide. It is a rich source of protein with almost 0 cholesterol. It is a popular diet among people who go to the gym as it provides instant energy. Almonds are beneficial when it comes to diabetes, heart health, and also weight loss. With physical health benefits, it is also very helpful for mental health. It has a great value of Vitamin E which helps to boost and safeguard memory glands. It also supports the immune system and maintains the cells and skin health. Also, magnesium helps stimulate the brain to produce Serotonin which makes us feel happy.
On the other hand, peanuts are very easily available and are not as costly as almonds. Peanuts carry almost all the major essential nutrients that are essential for body growth. Peanuts can provide instant energy and they also have almost zero cholesterol. These are also rich in minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants, which are helpful for good health.
Nutrition value in Almonds and Peanuts
Below is the table describing the nutritional value available in both of the nuts. Let’s compare them. This data
Almonds vs Peanuts
|Nutrient||Almonds (Value/10gm)||Peanuts (Value/100gm)|
|Vitamin E||Around 40%||8.3mg|
So what is the difference between both of the nuts? According to me, It’s just a difference in price. Almonds are about 13USD per KG while peanuts are around 2.5USD/KG. That’s a huge difference. I am not asking you to replace your almonds with peanuts. But yes if you can’t afford almonds then you can go for peanuts as it provides almost the same nutritional value. Of course, you can’t have almonds regularly for this price. Also if we notice, many people skip almonds just because of their price. In that case, you can replace it with peanuts.
The Key Edge with Almonds is that it is rich in Vitamin E which is around 45% of its DV(daily value). Vitamin E is available in the skin of Almonds and what we do is we keep almonds in water for long and then we take off the skin and eat it. So, Avoid doing that.
So we just concluded that we almost have the same nutrient value in both of the items. Both have the same number of calories, fats, and proteins. Almonds have more vitamin E, so it is necessary to eat almonds without taking them off their skin. So dry Almond is better to have than wet almond. Almonds and peanuts are both helpful in weight management. Both are helpful for bone and heart health. So if you can afford almonds, then very well but if you can’t then go for peanuts. Otherwise, you can have them alternatively as well. So, that’s all about Almonds vs peanuts. What do you think about it? Which one do you prefer? Let me know in the comment section.