Peanuts Pack a Punch

Boiling is Best




When it comes to peanuts, curiously, boiled is best. Alabama scientists report that boiling this regional treat from the South in water imbues them with more antioxidant power than cooking them in oil or dry roasting.


Source: ACS Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 2007

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