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News Releases

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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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...

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Health & Nutrition Studies

Vegetarian Diets May Extend Life

New data from the Adventist Health Study-2 shows that vegetarian diets are associated with lower death rates, from all health-related causes, compared to non-vegetarian diets. When The Peanut Institute attended the International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition...

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