Peanuts are also known as groundnut are the legumes of peanut tree which grown under the soil. The scientific name of peanut is Arachis hypogaea. Peanut contains calories, saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, monounsaturated fat, sodium, potassium, calcium, carbohydrate, protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C etc. Peanuts are good for the heart as peanut is a good source of monounsaturated fatty acid that helps to lower the total cholesterol. It is a good source of antioxidant. It fights with stomach cancer and reduces the chances of stroke.