Folate is a water-soluble B vitamin that occurs
naturally in food. Folate helps produce and
maintain new cells and is important in normal
growth and development. Peanuts are a good
source of folate.
Magnesium is a mineral involved in many
processes in the body including nerve signaling,
the building of healthy bones, and normal muscle
Choline, A B-complex vitamin that is a
constituent of lecithin; essential in the
metabolism of fat. It is also a nutrient
essential for cardiovascular and brain function
and for cellular membrane composition and
Niacin is a B vitamin that's used by your
body to turn carbohydrates into energy. Nuts are
a natural source of niacin.
is an essential mineral involved in many
processes including red blood cell formation,
respiration, and bone formation.
Phytosterols, are cholesterol-like
molecules found in all plant foods.
Vitamin B6, vitamins are important to the
function of the central nervous system, skin,
and is involved in the formation of red blood
Arginine, is an amino acid that is known
as a growth hormone releaser and a substance
essential to blood vessel health.
Zinc, is a mineral and a constituent of
many enzymes that allow chemical reactions to
proceed at normal rates. It is involved in the
manufacture of protein (protein synthesis) and
in cell division.
Vitamin E, which is an antioxidant that helps to
protect cells from stress.
Manganese, which builds strong bones and helps the
body break down protein, fats and carbs.
Phosphorus, which helps your body store and use
energy, and is involved in the formation of bones
Polyphenols, which act as antioxidants and enhance
immune response (Scalbert, 2005).