Improved diet quality with peanut consumption.

Year Published: 2004


J Am Coll Nutr


Griel AE1, Eissenstat B, Juturu V, Hsieh G, Kris-Etherton PM.


This study included 4,751 men, 4,572 women, and 4,939 children who completed dietary surveys. Authors evaluated the diet quality of participants choosing peanuts and peanut products.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Peanut consumers had improved diet quality, as evidenced by higher intakes of vitamin A, E, folate, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, and fiber. Peanut consumption was also not associated with higher BMI.