Health: Sesame peanuts are healthier than cashew almonds, and have the ability to prevent cancer too...


Who does not like to eat cashew-almond. Especially in winter, eating nuts or dry fruits is considered good not only for taste but also for health. However, during this time, some desi and cold dry fruits like groundnut, sesame, melon, and watermelon seeds also come into the market. Sweets made of Til-Mungfali, Chikki, Gajak, etc. are eaten a lot in cold and also look delicious, although when it comes to health, people feel that 800-1000 rupees in the market. Cashew almonds costing a kilogram are more beneficial for health than cheap peanuts or sesame etc. available at Rs 100-150 per kg. If you also feel the same, then change this thinking from today because sesame and groundnut are cheap but they are healthier than cashew-almond.


Dr. Parmeet Kaur, Chief Dietician of Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), says that health experts do not consider cashew better for health, nor do they include them in the category of super dry fruit or super nut. Yes, almonds and walnuts are considered better for health and apart from patients, normal people are also advised to eat almonds and walnuts without soaking in winter but soaked in summer, but the thing to note is that cashew in winter Cheaper and better indigenous nuts are available than almonds.

Dr. Parmeet says, 'As a dietician, I feel that instead of cashews and almonds, eating winter fruits like peanuts, sesame, and melon seeds is better for health. Sesame Seeds-Peanuts etc. have tremendous calories. They are rich in elements like protein and calcium, vitamins. They are above not only in health benefits but also in monetary benefits. If we look at the price, about 7-8 kgs of groundnuts or 3-4 kgs of sesame can come at the price of one kg of cashews or almonds. At the same time, the number of nutritional elements or nutrients is also in abundance in them. These are within the reach of a huge population present in India. Not only this, but they also prevent many serious diseases from progressing.

Sesame prevents cancer from growing
Dr. Parmeet says that the quality that is present in sesame is not present even in cashew-almond. Protein, Calcium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin-B1, Copper and Zinc, etc. are found in it, along with this, two essential compounds named Sesamin and Sesamolin are also present in it, which prevent cancer. Can stop cancer cells from growing. Apart from this, it is also effective in preventing heart disease because it contains phytosterol, a polyunsaturated fatty acid that reduces cholesterol in the body.

The good fat of peanuts is healthy
Dr. Parmeet says that peanuts are extremely beneficial for health. It also can fight against diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart, etc. Its polyphenolic antioxidant reduces the risk of cancer. Elements like healthy fat, protein, fiber, magnesium, fatty acid, etc. are found in peanuts. It not only gives better nutrients to the body but also increases good cholesterol by reducing bad cholesterol in the body. Although eating a handful of peanuts daily is considered good for health.


Melon seeds are best for heart and BP
There are also cheap nuts among melons but they are stronger than cashews and almonds. They are a storehouse of vitamins and minerals. Especially vitamins A, C, and E. They also have an amazing ability to protect against type two diabetes, BP, and heart-related diseases. It also has the properties of citrus fruits like cough-cold and flu.