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.
The Peanut Institute is excited to welcome its new research director to the team. Samara Sterling, Ph.D., joins the organization with specialties in nutrition science, clinical leadership and expertise in the use of plant-based nutrition for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases.
Not so long ago, it was widely believed that fat in foods was bad for you. Period. But over time, more research has shed additional light on this topic.
Bioactive probably isn’t a word you use every day—but maybe it should be. Simply put, bioactive compounds that are found in some foods act in your body in ways that promote a longer, healthier life. One particular food that’s packed with bioactive compounds: peanuts.
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.