Peanuts & Your Health – Page 2 – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

Eat Nuts and Legumes 4-5 Times Per Week To Help Lower Blood Pressure

18 April 2014 by: alp_admin In: Peanuts & Your Health

The first study to show a link between diet and high blood pressure, published in the April issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, recommends eating nuts and legumes 4 to 5 times per week as part of a low fat diet high in fruits and vegetables. The diet, know as DASH for Dietary […]

Recent Nutrition Studies Show Peanuts and Peanut Butter are Good for You!

by: alp_admin In: Peanuts & Your Health

Spotlight On Folic Acid One ounce of roasted peanuts provides 10% (41 micrograms) of the daily value of folate, the naturally occurring form of the B vitamin folic acid, recommended for the reduction of birth defects and lowered heart disease risk. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich provides 18% (73 micrograms). Other good sources of […]