If you ♥ peanuts, here’s great news: Peanuts love your heart back.
How much do Americans love peanuts? Enough for every man, woman, and child to enjoy seven pounds of peanuts per year, based on the number of peanuts in the U.S. food supply.
It’s no secret that peanuts are one of the tastiest, most convenient snacks around. You may also have heard that they’re great for your heart and blood vessels. But what you might not realize is that peanuts have a host of other health benefits, as well. Here are six you should know about.
You want the foods you eat to be delicious and nutritious—and peanuts get an A+ in both those categories. But in a recent survey, half of Americans said it’s also at least somewhat important to them that their food be produced in a sustainable way. Well, peanuts ace that test, too: They’re one of the most earth-friendly foods.
Who doesn’t love food and wine? Especially in California’s beautiful Napa Valley region! Food journalists and health influencers from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico joined researchers and industry leaders in wine country to learn about the power of peanuts at our 2018 Culinary Retreat at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.