One of the most flavorful nuts and a source of vital nutrients for the human body are groundnuts. Well, a lot of individuals eat these nuts because they enjoy the taste. Although groundnuts are good for the body, eating too much of them might have negative effects.
You run the risk of developing a number of medical conditions if you consume groundnuts frequently. We're going to look at some of the negative impacts that consuming groundnuts in excess can have, says Healthline.
1. poisoning from aflatoxin;
Aflatoxin toxicity in both people and animals has been thoroughly proven. Aflatoxin exposure can result in acute symptoms including nausea, vomiting, cramping, and convulsions, as well as chronic problems like hepatotoxicity, immunotoxicity, and teratogenicity.
Aflatoxin, a toxin produced by certain types of mold, is typically present in groundnuts.
You run the risk of acquiring aflatoxin in your system if you frequently eat too many groundnuts. Though they are beneficial, groundnut consumption shouldn't be overdone.
2. Anti-nutrients; -
Different varieties of groundnuts include anti-nutrients that may negatively impact your body. You run the risk of reducing the nutritional value of such groundnuts and nutrient absorption when you consume them in excess.
The majority of nuts contain anti-nutrients, but eating too many of them might have serious health effects or impair the way your body absorbs nutrients from meals.
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