A peanut (Arachis hypogaea) is not actually a nut! It is a pulse and belongs to the legume family like peas, beans & lentils. Peanuts grow under the ground and not on trees.
Both the omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids belong to a group of polyunsaturated fats called ‘essential’ because they are necessary to life and to health yet the body cannot make them – they must be obtained from diet. They cannot be inter-converted and both must be present in the diet in a proper balance for […]