Health Professionals

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!

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. 

The Peanut Podcast: The Behind the Scenes Power of Registered Dietitians

Registered dietitians are the unsung heroes of everything related to nutrition and food. These experts exist behind the scenes and impact your daily nutrition more than you might expect. The National Peanut Board covered the topic in a recent episode of The Peanut Podcast.

Let Go of Food Rules, Eat to Nourish

When you google “fad diet,” the explanation you read goes something like this: A diet aimed at losing weight quickly by following an imbalanced diet. And it’s true – all fad diets share at least one characteristic: imbalance.

Paleo, Whole 30, Low carb … the list goes on. Fad diets typically exclude some nutrient(s) or major food group and are, therefore, an imbalanced way of eating

Joyful Movement

Have you ever felt like you must do a certain workout for a certain amount of time, in a specific way, and it’s literally the last thing in the world you want to do? 
If so, you are not alone in that sense of dread. Exercise can feel like a chore, a burden and even like a punishment if it’s devoid of pleasure and wrapped up in a rigid outlook on physical activity.
Fortunately, there is another way we can move our bodies, so we feel joyful, uplifted and rejuvenated!

Emotional Eating: What it is and what to do about it

Navigating emotions may be the hardest part of being a human. Over the last two years, it’s safe to say we have been collectively living in a particularly emotionally turbulent time.

2022's Top Nutrition Trends, According to Registered Dietitians

The pandemic is now shaping our behaviors and intentions and guiding our attention. Several of the highest ranked nutrition trends seem to be in response to side effects of COVID-19.  
Here’s a dive into five of the top expected nutrition trends for 2022:

Top Food Allergy Studies of 2021

As with most years, 2021 was a very full year of food allergy research and news. Building upon previous years of study, researchers continue to make strides in understanding why and how food allergies happen, how they could be prevented, and ways to reverse them. In this article, we look at some of the top stories for 2021 in the areas of prevention, management, and treatment for food allergies.

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.

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!

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