Rich in folic acid (Vitamin B9), magnesium (mg), potassium (k) as well as good fat (monounsaturated fat MUFA and polyunsaturated fat PUFA). They have plenty of antioxidant abilities due to the fact that they are full of selenium (se) and resveratrol (antioxidant). As they contain Vitamin B, they can be part of a weight loss diet. Peanuts are a great source of protein, hence they can be often consumed by people who avoid meat protein. They can also help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.