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The Power of Peanuts for Growing Kiddos

14 August 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Alabama Peanut Blog

Back-to-school season is here! Whether your child is returning to the classroom in-person or virtually, a healthy lunch is critical to keeping kiddos focused and fueled up for all of the day’s lessons. Of course, the challenge can be finding nutritious options that kids actually enjoy.   Enter the peanut.   Packed with protein for […]

Simple, Healthy Recipes for Home Cooking

6 April 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Peanuts & Your Health

Pantry Items as Base for Tasty, Nutritious Meals   Today, more than ever, it’s important for adults, children and seniors to focus on healthy eating and healthy habits. To provide simple, tasty and nutritious mealtime ideas, The Peanut Institute has curated a collection of recipes that include a number of pantry staples.   Nutrition scientist […]

First Drug Treatment for Peanut Allergy Approved by FDA

18 February 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

On Jan. 31, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Palforzia, produced by Aimmune Therapeutics, to lessen allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, that may occur with accidental exposure to peanuts.   Palforzia is an oral immunotherapy (OIT) shown to help some children and teens increase tolerance, reducing the likelihood of a serious reaction from accidental […]

November 30/30 Peanut Challenge

29 October 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

November 30/30 Peanut Challenge Starting NOVEMBER 1st, join the 30/30 Peanut Challenge, and kick-off a healthy habit that helps you feel your best for years to come!   By eating just one serving of peanuts or peanut butter per day for 30 days, you’ll get more nutrients we normally miss out on, along with protection […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Shake Recipe

16 September 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Peanuts & Your Health

We sampled this peanut butter and chocolate shake at the Auburn University’s College Agriculture Ag Roundup on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. It was a hit! It’s delicious and healthy!   Peanut Butter Chocolate Shake   1 cup low fat chocolate milk 1 frozen banana ** 2 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter   Blend until smooth. Serve […]

FDA recommends to approve first peanut allergy treatment

by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted Friday to recommend approval of a first-of-its-kind peanut allergy treatment, which can desensitize children to potentially life-threatening allergies. If the agency follows through and approves the drug, it would be the first of what’s expected to be a wave of new food allergy treatments that prevent a reaction, […]

New Peanut Allergy Resource for School & Health Professionals

7 August 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Peanuts are a nutritious, delicious and affordable food for the 98% of children who do not have a peanut allergy, according to the new resource from the National Peanut Board “Instead of Peanut Free… Be Allergen Aware.” Read more by clicking here.

Early Introduction of Peanuts Helps Avoid Allergies

22 May 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Houston County farmer Fred Helms has been growing peanuts 43 years. He said nothing is more important than growing a safe, delicious, nutritious product people enjoy. That’s why he and other farmers support research to address food allergies.   “America’s peanut farmers, through the National Peanut Board (NPB), have contributed more than $25.3 million for […]

Peanut Butter Toffee Dip Recipe

10 April 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Peanuts & Your Health

Peanut Butter Toffee Dip 8 ounces of cream cheese, softened 1 cup light brown sugar 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup toffee bits (plain or chocolate covered), divided apples, vanilla wafer cookies, or celery for dipping   Place softened cream cheese in a medium bowl and whip with hand-held mixer until […]

NPB’s New “Size 4 to 6 Months” Consumer Campaign Encourages Early Introduction of Peanut to Infants

25 March 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

The National Peanut Board continues to advance the conversation around peanut allergy prevention with the launch today of its 2019 early introduction consumer campaign, “Size 4 to 6 Months.”   When the guidelines for early introduction of peanut foods to help prevent allergies were released by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the Board took […]