Heart Health

Research into the health benefits of peanuts has linked a variety of nutrients – including fiber, vitamin E and magnesium – to a reduced risk of heart disease. Read about how peanuts and peanut butter can fit into a heart-healthy lifestyle.

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.

Snacking on Peanuts Every Day linked to Lower Risk of Stroke, Other Diseases, study shows

Strokes cause one out of every 20 deaths in America. And in an analysis of 20 studies, grabbing a daily handful of peanuts was associated with a decreased stroke risk.

 

How to Make Your Veggies Taste Good

We’ve heard it since we were kids: Eat your veggies. But they are classically the food on the dinner plate that is least exciting, and for some, eating vegetables has felt more like an obligation than a pleasure. Now, veggies are where it’s at. In fact, chefs throughout the country are making them the priority instead of the afterthought. 

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

All About Heart Health

Research into the health benefits of nuts, including peanuts, has linked a variety of nutrients including fiber, vitamin E (an antioxidant) and magnesium to a reduced risk of heart disease.

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

Men have distinct differences when it comes to prioritizing nutrition.

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.

Any Exercise is Better Than Nothing: The Power of a Little Movement

It’s that time of year: Folks are renewing fitness memberships and resolving to move more.  And that’s a wonderful thing because we all know exercise can help improve our health. In fact, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee published science-based guidelines and research-backed reasons (in their executive summary) why regular exercise can significantly enhance our lives. 

Explore a library of peanut nutrition research with this new tool

Nutrition studies are published constantly. Whether you’re a health pro or a health-minded consumer (or both!), sometimes it’s hard to navigate the world of nutrition research. One of our industry partners, The Peanut Institute (TPI) just launched a brand-new research data-base to help clear up the confusion when it comes to peanut nutrition research.

3 Benefits of Eating Well That Have Nothing to do with Your Weight

Take a moment to ask yourself: What motivates me to eat well? 

If your key motivators behind eating a healthy diet are weight control and/or weight loss, you are not alone. As a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), I notice the driving force behind many people’s desire to develop a healthier diet is typically weight-focused. 

But there are often forgotten physical and mental health benefits of eating a balanced, varied and nutrient-dense diet– that have nothing to do with your body size:

    

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