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.
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.
Let’s be honest: The number one reason you eat peanuts or peanut butter is probably because you crave the rich taste. Fortunately, this is one time you don’t have to make a trade-off between flavor and nutrition.1Peanuts are as good for your health as they are satisfying to your taste buds. In fact, when eaten in moderation, peanuts have been linked to improved blood sugar control and cholesterol levels