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Doctor insights on: Salted Peanuts

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Can you eat unsalted blanch peanuts on a low salt and low carbohadeate dite thanks?

Can you  eat unsalted  blanch peanuts  on a low salt  and low carbohadeate   dite thanks?

Peanuts: Unsalted peanuts should be low in salt and low in carbohydrates. Nuts, in general, are a good source of protein and fats. Nuts contain monounsaturated fat, vitamin E, folic acid, magnesium, copper, protein, and fiber, and are rich in antioxidant phytochemicals. Nuts lower "bad" cholesterol levels and raise "good" cholesterol levels. Key is portion control. Don't go nuts on your nuts! ...Read more

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What will happen to my body after i've eaten too many salted peanuts?

What will happen to my body after i've eaten too many salted peanuts?

High salt intake: It will make you very thirsty. If you drink adequate amount of water, it will make you pee more than usual. If you have high blood pressure , please check it as it may go up transiently. ...Read more

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Are salted peanuts a good nibble snack for someone looking to gain weight?

Are salted peanuts a good nibble snack for someone looking to gain weight?

Yes: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, ...Read more

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What is the down side of eating peanuts?

What is the down side of eating peanuts?

Peanuts: Like any food, too much of a good thing is no good for you. Enjoy your peanuts but don't overdo it. ...Read more

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I was wondering is eating peanuts everyday bad?

I was wondering is eating peanuts everyday bad?

Not at all: If you don't have peanut allergy or adverse reaction to peanut, you can eat it everyday as long as you still enjoy consuming it. As a rule, just don't overindulge yourself. Consume all type of foods in moderation. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to try peanuts if you're allergic?

Is it possible to try peanuts if you're allergic?

No : If one is allergic to peanut then one should never consume peanuts --- the result could be devastating. ...Read more

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Benefits of eating peanuts daily in small amounts?

Benefits of eating peanuts daily in small amounts?

GetThJunkOutaYrTrunk: Quote: “Scientific evidence suggests but does not prove that eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts, such as peanuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. 1.5 ounces of peanuts also offers a good and excellent source of fiber and protein(10% and 20% RDA)" Plus, they taste good and satisfy appetite for a long time, so less likely to eat junk ...Read more

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What are all the benefits of peanuts?All benefits please

What are all the benefits of peanuts?All benefits please

Food Questions: Peanuts are made up of fat, protein and sugar calories. There are no specific benefits other than as food. ...Read more

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How can peanuts kill some people?

How can peanuts kill some people?

Severe allergy: This is what can happen: symptoms of anaphylaxis can include difficulty breathing and swallowing, vomiting and diarrhea, dizziness, dangerously low blood pressure, swelling of the lips, tongue, throat, and other parts of the body, and loss of consciousness. If not treated quickly, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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How can I get un allergic to peanuts?

How can I get un allergic to peanuts?

Have the right genes: Peanut allergy usually develops in infancy or childhood, rarely in later life. You need to have the appropriate genetic tendency to develop food allergies and there is also an influence of environmental factors. It is not like some infection that y ou can be infected with. Peanut allergy can range from minor symptoms to life-threatening. ...Read more

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Side effects from eating too many peanuts?

Side effects from eating too many peanuts?

Weight Gain: A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories & 14 grams of fat. ...Read more

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Can you get salmonella from eating peanuts?

Can you get salmonella from eating peanuts?

Possibly: Salmonella outbreaks have been sourced back to peanut butter in the past, so it's certainly possible that peanut can carry the bacteria. ...Read more

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I heard that IgE is specific to peanuts. Is that true?

I heard that IgE is specific to peanuts. Is that true?

No: Of the 5 types of antibodies, ige is the one involved in allergy triggering allergic rhinitis, asthma & food allergies. Cat allergy occurs when your immune system makes ige against cat proteins in cat hair or dander. Peanut allergy occurs when you make ige against peanut proteins. Cashew allergy requires ige to cashew. Each specific ige antibody defines an allergy to the substance it recognizes. ...Read more

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Why are people especially children allergic to peanuts?

Why are people especially children allergic to peanuts?

Unknown: The prevalence of peanut allergy has been increasing but we don't know if it is due to peanut allergy being more prevalent, parent's being more aware, media creating more information, or simply our diagnostic capabilities getting better. It could be all of the above, too. ...Read more

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Why is it that a lot of people are allergic to peanuts?

Why is it that a lot of people are allergic to peanuts?

Great question!: The exact reason is not clear. What's concerning is peanut allergy is increasing (from 0.5% to 2% of population in last 15 years). It's known that roasted peanuts are more allergenic than boiled or fried peanuts. It's suggested that certain skin products on infants containing nut or peanut oils could sensitize the infant. Peanuts are a very commonly eaten so nearly everyone has been exposed. ...Read more

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If someone is allergic to peanuts can they still eat hummus?

If someone is allergic to peanuts can they still eat hummus?

Probably: Basic ingredients in hummus are chickpea, tahani (sesame seeds), garlic and lemon. Although both peanut and chickpea are legumes, probably 90% of peanut allergic people can tolerate other legumes. The other 10% may have reaction to pea, beans, soy etc. While there is no cross reactivity with sesame, allergic reactions to sesame seed are on the increase. Beware of cross contamination. ...Read more

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Is it possible for peanuts to cause headaches, but not peanut butter?

Is it possible for peanuts to cause headaches, but not peanut butter?

Possible: It is definitely possible. Many patients have allergies to peanuts. These allergies typically manifest as itching, rash or shortness of breath however it is possible to have a headache. I suspect the type of peanuts in the peanut butter are different or they have lost their headache inducing properties after being processed. I suggest trying a different type of nut that you can enjoy! ...Read more