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2014

3/07/2014
Eating Peanuts Daily Helps Decrease Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Regardless of Flavoring
 

2013

11/21/2013
Eating Peanuts Daily Significantly Reduces All-Cause Mortality

11/05/2013
Holiday Trends: Talking Turkey—With A Southern Accent

09/27/2013
Girls Who Regularly Eat Peanut Butter and Peanuts May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer Later

06/27/2013
Adolescents Who Eat Peanuts Weigh Less and Have Better Diet Quality

06/18/2013
Eating Peanut Butter/Peanuts at Breakfast Helps Control Hunger and Blood Sugar All Day

03/11/2013
Oil Roasted Salted Peanuts Now Certified by American Heart Association as Heart-Healthy - Even Salted Peanuts Can Be Low in Sodium Meeting Criteria for 140 mg of Sodium Per Serving

2012

03/13/2012
Major Study Says Nuts are Best Replacement for Red Meat to Reduce Mortality

01/31/2012
Bring the Big Game Tailgate Home and Deep-Fry a Turkey!

2011

08/05/2011
Eating Nuts Such As Peanuts Improves Diabetes Control without Weight Gain

02/02/2011
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Make Your Calories Count with Nutrient-Dense Peanuts.

2009

10/30/09
Peanut Butter Dipping Helps Kids Eat More Veggies.

10/27/09
High Nutrient Peanut Snacks Help Overweight Kids Eat Less.

10/08/09
Better Bodies, Better Diets in Hispanic Kids Who Eat Peanuts

09/24/09
High Risk Students in School Weight Loss Program Lose While Others Gain

03/10/09
More Plant Protein, Healthy Fat, Like that in Peanuts and Peanut Butter is Better for Health

2/17/09
Time to Say Goodbye to Peanut Allergies?

2008

09/19/08
Research Shows Peanut Eaters Have Better Bodies, Better Diets, Less Chronic Disease

2007

12/20/07
Overweight Kids Lose Weight Eating Peanuts Every Day in School-Based Study

2006

11/09/06
Choosing Plant Protein and Healthy Fat Like That Found in Peanuts and Peanut Butter Reduces Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Women

2005

11/17/05
Protein, Good Fats in Peanuts Reduce Blood Pressure and Heart Disease.

01/12/05
Peanut Butter, Peanuts A Delicious, Convenient And Inexpensive Way To Meet New Dietary Guidelines.

2004

12/01/04
USDA Data Shows That Peanuts Can Be Mother Nature's Vitamin Pill

07/01/04
Harvard Study Shows a Serving of Peanuts or a Half Serving of Peanut Butter Eaten Daily Significantly Cuts Risk of Gallstones

01/29/04
New Study Says Don't Go Too Low-Fat on a Weight-Loss Diet.

2003

11/12/03
Making Sense of New Research: Preventing and Managing Type 2 Diabetes

09/27/03
Plains Peanut Festival Provides Day of Home-Town American Fun

09/27/03
The Peanut Institute, Planters and Jif Celebrate Peanuts at the 4th Annual Plains Peanut Festival

09/01/03
A Packet of Planters Peanuts a Day May Keep the Heart Doctor Away

07/15/03
FDA Affirms Health Claim that a Handful of Peanuts Daily May Help Keep the Heart Doctor Away

07/03/03
Trans Fat is Undetectable in Peanut Butter, says USDA Study
FDA will soon announce trans fat labeling regulations

06/27/03
Mediterranean Diet Reduces Mortality from Heart Disease and Cancer

04/07/03
Eating Peanuts Improves Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Healthy Adults.

2002

11/26/02
Harvard Study Shows Half Serving of Peanut Butter or Full Serving of Peanuts Eaten Daily Significantly Cuts Risk of Type 2 Diabetes.

10/08/02
Successful Dieters Give Thumbs-Up to Peanut Butter Diet

09/28/02
Plains Georgia Peanut Festival Recipe Contest Draws over 250 Peanutty Creations from around the United States

09/06/02
Peanuts and Peanut Butter Hit Target in New National Academies of Science Recommendations for Healthy Eating

07/24/02
Eating Peanuts Curbs Hunger and Can Help Control Weight Gain

06/28/02
Eating Peanuts and Nuts May Reduce Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

06/26/02
Antioxidants from Food Sources, Like Peanuts and Peanut Butter, May Protect Against Alzheimer Disease

2001

12/14/01
Phytosterols from Plant Sources, Like Peanuts, Shown to Slow Prostate Cancer Growth in Mice

10/05/01
Moderate Fat Diet with Peanuts and Peanut Butter Keeps Weight Off Says Harvard Study

10/05/01
Mediterranean Diet Found to be More Effective than Strict Low-fat Option

10/05/01
Sample Meals: Higher Unsaturated-fat, Lower-carb Diet

07/17/01
American School Food Service Association Annual Conference and Chef Mark Mattern's Peanut Recipes

06/01/01
Moderate "Good" Fat Diets With Nuts Can Help Promote Healthy Cholesterol Levels

05/01/01
USDA Study Shows Trans-Fatty Acid is Non-Detectable in Peanut Butter

06/01/01
New American Heart Association Dietary Guidelines Give Green Light to Peanuts

2000

09/18/00
Peanuts and Peanut Butter Found to Suppress Hunger

06/29/00
Peanuts Contain a Phytosterol Thought to Inhibit Cancer and Help the Heart

02/04/00
The Facts About Fat in Peanut Butter

3/1/00
Peanuts Contain Significant Amount of Plant Compound that May Prevent Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

1999

11/22/99
Good Fat Peanut Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet for Heart Health

11/22/99
The "Peanut Butter Diet": Heart-Healthy Alternative to Olive Oil

10/07/99
American Heart Association Says Diets High in Good Fats - Like Peanuts - May Protect Your Heart

04/19/99
Peanuts Satisfy Hunger and May Not Promote Weight Gain

04/19/99
Peanuts Contain a Phytosterol Thought to Inhibit Cancer

04/19/99
Heart-Healthy Peanuts Make Top Grades in Weight-Loss Diets

04/19/99
Peanuts: Good for Your Heart and Waistline, Too!

04/19/99
Peanut Eaters Have Better Nutrient and Body Profiles than Non-Peanut Eaters

04/19/99
Eating Nuts Can Reduce the Risk of Another Coronary Event

04/19/99
Mediterranean-Style Diets More Successful in Long Term Weight-Loss Programs than Low Fat Diets

1998

11/16/98
Harvard Researchers Find That Some Peanuts Every Day May Keep the Heart Doctor Away

11/16/98
Harvard Researchers Find That Physicians Who Eat Nuts Reduce Their Risk of Cardiac and Sudden Death

4/20/98
Peanuts Contain Resveratrol - A Plant Compound Implicated in Reduced Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

4/20/98
Peanuts and Peanut Butter Satisfy Hunger without Adding Extra Calories

4/20/98
Peanuts, Peanut Butter, and Peanut Oil Equal Olive Oil in Heart Healthfulness

4/20/98
Diets with Peanuts plus Peanut Butter or Peanut Oil Lower Total Cholesterol and LDL-C... Eliminate Triglyceride Increase

4/20/98
Go On - Crack Open That Shell -Eat More Peanuts for Healthier Hearts

4/20/98
Mediterranean Style Diet Satisfies and Helps Weight Loss Too

4/20/98
Press Breakfast - Experimental Biology '98 Conference

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