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4. Keep your heart healthy

An article in The Journal of Nutrition found that research participants who ate the most peanuts had a 35% reduced risk of coronary heart disease incidence. That means reducing your chances of dying from heart disease by over a third! Research stated that the fatty acid profile of the nuts, along with other components, reduced LDL-cholesterol, or “bad cholesterol,” resulting in healthier hearts.

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