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News Releases

World-wide Study Finds Linoleic Acid Benefits the Heart

The Peanut Institute Reports Fatty Acid in Peanuts Lowers Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events Albany, Ga. (May 21, 2019) – A large-scale study recently published in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, showed that higher levels of linoleic acid in...

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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....

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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...

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Health & Nutrition Studies

Eat Peanuts Daily, Decrease Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

Peanut flavoring – salted, spicy, honey-roasted, or unsalted – did not impact positive health benefits of peanuts, according to new study. Daily peanut consumption reduced blood pressure in all participants during the first two weeks, even in those with high blood...

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Peanut Skins Contain Health-Promoting Nutrition

I’ll Have Peanuts, With Skin, Please… Peanut skins have an abundant amount of natural antioxidants and a high content of dietary fiber, says new study. Even different types of roasted peanut skins, such as light-roasted or dark-roasted, contain these high amounts....

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