Peanuts Integral to MIND Diet and Brain Health

New Study Finds MIND Diet Associated with Reduced Incidence and Delayed Progression of Parkinson’s

Peanuts Rise to Superfood Status

Research Shows Reduced Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes with Peanut Consumption

Diabetic-Friendly Cookbook

Peanuts have the power to support diabetic prevention or management, and these recipes make it deliciously easy—whether it’s breakfast, dinner, or any snack in-between.

The Peanut Institute Research Library

Search all the latest studies and findings on the benefits of peanuts, and how they can affect cancers, heart disease, diabetes and more.

Nuts Lower Risk of Death from Any Cause, Studies Say

“Peanuts are just as good as any nut.”
CNN’s New Day medical expert explains the study

Peanuts Integral to MIND Diet and Brain Health

New Study Finds MIND Diet Associated with Reduced Incidence and Delayed Progression of Parkinson’s

Peanuts Rise to Superfood Status

Research Shows Reduced Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes with Peanut Consumption

Diabetic-Friendly Cookbook

Peanuts have the power to support diabetic prevention or management, and these recipes make it deliciously easy—whether it’s breakfast, dinner, or any snack in-between.

Nuts Lower Risk of Death from Any Cause, Studies Say

“Peanuts are just as good as any nut.”
CNN’s New Day medical expert explains the study

The Peanut Institute Research Library

Search all the latest studies and findings on the benefits of peanuts, and how they can affect cancers, heart disease, diabetes and more.

Powerful Nutrients

An ounce of oil-roasted salted peanuts is an excellent source of niacin and manganese and a good source of fiber, phosphorus, vitamin E, folate, copper, and magnesium.

Healthy Oils

Peanut oil is trans fat-free, cholesterol-free, low in saturated fat, and one of the healthiest oils.

Plant Protein

Peanuts contain about 8 grams of cholesterol-free plant protein per ounce, which is more than any other nut.

Eating Patterns & Snacking

Peanuts are the most commonly enjoyed nuts in America. With peanut butter factored in, peanuts comprise over two-thirds of total nut consumption in the U.S.

When it comes to eating peanuts, peanut butter, and peanut products, the research is clear: peanuts improve your health.

Eating well means making healthy food choices that taste good. Peanuts make eating well easy.

Did you know that peanuts are available in a variety of products from snack foods to cooking supplies?

Botanically, peanuts are classified as legumes. However, for culinary, research, and nutritional purposes, peanuts are considered nuts.

When it comes to eating peanuts, peanut butter, and peanut oil, the research is clear: peanuts improve your health.

Eating well means making healthy food choices that taste good. Peanuts make eating well easy.

Did you know that peanuts are available in a variety of products from snack foods to cooking supplies?

Botanically, peanuts are classified as legumes. However, for culinary, research, and nutritional purposes, peanuts are considered nuts.

What’s New?

Peanuts Integral to MIND Diet and Brain Health

Albany, Ga. (March 12, 2019) – A recent study published in the journal Nutrition, Health & Aging found the MIND diet, which was specifically developed as a dietary pattern to prevent cognitive decline, can reduce and delay the progression of Parkinson’s disease....

New Study Shows Peanuts Match Almonds for Controlling Diabetes

Low-cost Peanuts Deliver Numerous Superfood Health Benefits Albany, Ga. (November 1, 2018) – If you thought almonds were healthier than peanuts, think again. A study published in the journal Nutrients in October 2018 found that peanuts are just as good as almonds for...

Peanuts Rise to Superfood Status

ALBANY, GA - (September 18, 2018) – When it comes to the peanut, it’s true that big things come in small packages. The peanut is a nutrient-rich powerhouse. In fact, based on a mountain of research, this mighty legume deserves superfood status. Numerous studies have...

Increasing Evidence Supports the Power of Peanuts for Health

ALBANY, GA – The Peanut Institute recently brought together peanut industry leaders, research scientists and registered dieticians to highlight the latest research on the nutritional benefits of peanut consumption.   Attendees learned how peanuts can help people feel...

Peanuts Are Certified as “Heart-Healthy” Food by the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Program

Eating a Handful of Peanuts Daily Can Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease in Half ALBANY, GA – The American Heart Association has certified select peanuts with the Heart-Check mark to make it easy for consumers to identify heart-healthy foods. Due to the strength of...