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!
Saturday, October 16
Peanut Nutrition 101
Peanuts are healthy and have the most protein of any nut—7 grams per serving—plus more than 30 vitamins and nutrients. Watch videos and download handouts to discover peanuts’ role in the plant-forward movement and in important health topics like diabetes, weight management, heart health and more.
Sunday, October 17
Peanut Allergy Prevention
Research shows that early nutrition intervention is an effective way to reduce the risk of developing peanut allergies. Did you know that the latest guidelines recommend introducing peanut foods to infants as early as 4-6 months to help prevent peanut allergy? Find resources to educate yourself and your clients about how and why to introduce peanut foods early.
Monday, October 18
Peanuts are one of the most sustainable nuts and can help meet business and client demands for more sustainable options. From water usage to soil benefits, discover what makes peanuts good for environmental, economic and community health.
Tuesday, October 19
Culinary Trends
PB&Js are the ultimate comfort food, but have you considered adding peanuts to your next charcuterie board, or using powdered peanut butter in a smoothie? Peanut foods are nutritious, versatile, packed with flavor, and an affordable option to elevate any meal. And, peanuts are not well loved only in the US; they’re also used in cuisines around the world. Find recipes, videos and more inspiration at the booth!
In addition to these daily offerings, FNCE attendees will have the chance to win one of five virtual yoga sessions with registered dietitian and certified yoga teacher Caroline Young. Winners can invite their friends to join this personalized and custom one-hour yoga session. Visit us at the booth and click the Yoga Giveaway tab to enter!
RDs who are Certified Peanut Pros (CPP) can also enter for a chance to win a special giveaway just for you. If you haven’t become a CPP yet, click here to complete the program and earn free CEUs. If you become certified during FNCE, you’ll have double the chances of winning! Come see us at the virtual booth to enter.
Throughout FNCE, registered dietitian nutritionist Sherry Coleman Collins, Dr. Samara Sterling and other team members from NPB, TPI and the American Peanut Council will be on hand to chat with you. Plus, the popular peanut butter-themed t-shirts and masks benefiting Peanut Butter for the Hungry are back as we raise money to help fight hunger! Don’t miss the opportunity to maximize your time in the expo hall by visiting our booth to learn something new each day.

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