Side Effects Of Eating Too Many Peanuts ( nilakadalai / verkadalai ) – Tamil health tips Groundnut (Peanut) is easily available and it has numerous nutrients. So pregnant ladies can take, it controls sugar level, reduces cholesterol, prevents heart attack. In this video let us see what are the side effects if we take it too much. If you take more groundnut (Peanut) you will gain weight and roasted peanut has 166 calories and when it is roasted in oil it has 170 calories. If we take this continuously it will increase the cholesterol level and we will gain weight. When we take more groundnut (Peanut) and less food it may cause nutrition deficiency. We should keep in mind that groundnut (Peanut) has high protein and less carbohydrate. When we are following a diet it should be a balanced diet. All nutrients are necessary for our body and the fatty acid in groundnut (Peanut) will absorb the essential nutrients and so we should not take too much groundnut (Peanut). 250 grams of groundnut (Peanut) contains 1500 mg sodium. When we take salted or oil fried ones it increases sodium level, blood pressure and it may cause heart problem, arthritis etc. Lectin present in groundnut (Peanut) hinders digestion and causes indigestion, swelling in bones, Osteoporosis.