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Nutritional Value of Alfalfa and Groundnut



Alfalfa is the seed of a legume plant. The sprouted seeds are eaten by sprinkling on sandwiches and salads, helping to make a much healthier diet.

Alfalfa

AlfalfaNutritional Facts of Alfalfa: Alfalfa is rich in potassium and phosphorus. It has a good amount of calcium and magnesium and small amounts of iron, sodium, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium.

Vitamin Content of Alfalfa: Alfalfa is rich in choline and vitamin C. It has a good amount of vitamin A and small amounts of Vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, and betaine.

Caloric Content of Alfalfa: 100 grams of Alfalfa has 23 calories. Calories from fat are only 6.

Health Benefits of Alfalfa: Alfalfa’s sprouted seeds contribute to a very healthy diet. The seeds are good for the digestive system, improve the liver, and detoxifies the body. It treats anemia, bladder disorders, and diabetes. It extends your appetite, thereby helping in gaining weight and is used as an estrogen-supplement for increasing breast milk production.

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Groundnut

Nutritional Value of Groundnut
Groundnut is another seed of a legume plant. It is called groundnut because it grows beneath the ground. It is nutritious and is eaten raw, roasted, or cooked with other foods.

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Nutritional Facts of Groundnuts (raw): Groundnuts are rich in potassium, phosphorus, and magnesium. It has a good amount of calcium and sodium with small amounts of iron, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium.

Vitamin Content of Groundnuts (raw): Groundnuts are rich in niacin and choline. It also has a good amount of pantothenic acid and Vitamin E, as well as small amounts of thiamin, Vitamin B6, folate, and betaine.

Caloric Content of Groundnuts (raw): 100 grams of groundnuts have 618 calories. Calories from fat are 488.

Health Benefits of Groundnuts: Groundnuts are eaten for a healthy diet. They reduce the risk of cardiovascular and coronary heart diseases, as well as colon cancer. Groundnuts also help prevent gallstones and provide protection against Alzheimer’s disease.

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