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by 489 · about 1 hour ago

Just got a bunch of them from hubby's business trip in Indonesia. They're also called bogor peanuts, but don't taste like peanuts at all. Other than this wikipedia article, I can't find much nutritional information about it. Thanks! (more)

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Varelse 0 · March 16, 2013 at 11:51 PM

I think I have eaten them before. A Nigerian friend made groundnut (not peanut groundnut, she said it was the "other kind of groundnut") stew with pilau. DELICIOUS. Tasted a little bit like boiled peanuts but with a more mushroomy, earthy... (more)

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by 73 · about 2 hours ago

They are apparently the biggest consumers of rice-per-capita and eat twice as much as second place Japan. There biggest issue seems to be infectious disease/poverty overall. Anyone know if they have diabetes and/or obesity issues??

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Nico 0 · June 16, 2011 at 10:31 AM

I don't think consumption of starch is a cause of obesity and diabetes. This is what I glean from all the health blogs I've reading over the last year or so, including those of Chris Kresser, Dr. Harris, and The Perfect Health Diet. There are many... (more)