An ounce of oil-roasted salted peanuts is an excellent source of niacin and manganese and a good source of fiber, phosphorus, vitamin E, folate, copper, and magnesium.
Peanut oil is trans fat-free, cholesterol-free, low in saturated fat, and one of the healthiest oils.
Peanuts contain about 8 grams of cholesterol-free plant protein per ounce, which is more than any other nut.
Peanuts are the most commonly enjoyed nuts in America. With peanut butter factored in, peanuts comprise over two-thirds of total nut consumption in the U.S.