The benefits provided by superfoods such as peanut are widely known, especially in relation to with the mental health and proper brain function , effects that have even been supported by various scientific studies.
However, despite the existing evidence on this relationship between peanuts and mental health, scientists do not rest and are still putting their hands to work to continue discovering the benefits that this dried fruit
in our brain, according to the journal “Clinical Nutrition” which has revealed the most recent of these studies.
What does the research consist of and what were its results?
The study has been applied in a healthy population with an age range between 18 and the 20 years, performing an analysis of the daily consumption of peanuts , thus revealing that this intake can benefit cognitive performance and improve the response of healthy and young people face stress.
Said investigation was led by Rosa M. Lamuela, number one researcher at CIBEROBN, at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences of the University of Barcelona, where members of the Clinical Hospital also participated and the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS).
The researcher points out that previous studies have generally focused on studying people with some health problem, such as obesity or person with metabolic syndrome, since it is easier to observe improvements, however this research has focused on young people and benefits offered by the consumption of peanuts or peanuts, both at a cognitive level and for the general health of the body.