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At the National Peanut Board, we’re committed to building relationships with dietitian networks and the medical community while fueling talk about the nutritional benefits of peanuts. Here you can learn more about the role peanuts play in the nutrition and well-being of people all across America.

New Peanut Pros Certification Program for Registered Dietitians

Calling all Registered Dietitians! Get #PeanutProCertified and fuel your knowledge of peanuts with the Peanut Pros Certification Program! It consists of eight, 15-minute, on-demand learning modules (approved for 2 CPEUs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration) with fresh content led by National Peanut Board nutrition specialists and a respected speaker line-up, and introduces material on trending topics to help support all dietitians across any patient, client or consumer need. Click to learn more!

In Honor of Movember, Here's What Men Need to Know about Nutrition

Men have distinct differences when it comes to prioritizing nutrition.

New Course Helps Providers Champion Allergy Prevention

Peanut Allergy Prevention through Early Introduction – a new online Pedialink CE course from the American Academy of Pediatrics – is available free to healthcare providers who work with young infants.

Why Peanuts Fit in Your Healthy Diet for Life

As we age, nutrition becomes a key factor in maintaining good health from the inside, out. Enter the perfectly powerful peanut. Research has confirmed that peanuts provide the body protective benefits that are essential for healthy aging.

How Peanuts can fit in School Nutrition

There are few foods that are as nutritious and well-loved as peanut butter. It offers a nutritious option that counts as a protein in the school meal. 

Find Fun at FNCE with National Peanut Board and The Peanut Institute

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) may be virtual again in 2021, but you will still find plenty of fun and educational opportunities at the National Peanut Board (NPB) and The Peanut Institute (TPI) booth. Visit our booth each day of FNCE to learn something new about the Perfectly Powerful Peanut, chat with our team, and register to win prizes!

Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits & Veggies

It’s no secret that many Americans fall short when it comes to eating the recommended five daily servings of fruits and veggies, despite the health benefits. Many of us know we should be eating more fruits and vegetables. So, why aren’t we getting enough? Here are some common barriers to fruit and veggie consumption, and strategies to help you add more produce to your plate.

Family Medicine is Essential to Driving Early Introduction

As family physicians, we are specialists in prevention. And, for us, it’s far more than academic. When we can connect with families in meaningful ways about healthy practices -- and introduce them to positive behaviors -- the benefits are apparent for years and generations to come.

The Scoop on Hydrogenated Fat in Peanut Butter

The research in support of peanuts and peanut butter as a regular part of your healthy eating habits is overwhelmingly positive. Peanuts bring protein, good fats and important nutrients like niacin, vitamin E, folate and fiber to the plate, just to name a few. Yet, when you read about peanut butter, there are often statements that urge you to avoid those that contain added or hydrogenated fat and that can be confusing. This is especially true if you’re among the majority of consumers who prefer peanut butter that doesn’t separate at room temperature, which is prevented by the addition of these fats. What’s a peanut butter lover to do? In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into the fat in peanut butter to help you understand just why you don’t have to fret so much about what’s in your peanut butter, no matter which kind you choose to eat.

How to Eat More Peanuts Daily

Do you sometimes have trouble figuring out what to eat during the week? Well here is your solution. I have put together options for including peanuts in your meals, at some point in your day! This plant forward guide will give you the needed protein to keep you satisfied for a longer period of time.

How to be Fearless About Food Allergies in Schools

More than 98 percent of school-age children can enjoy peanuts without any issue and food allergies can be safely managed in schools while still making them available to non-allergic students.

    

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