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Understand the ABCs for American Diabetes Month

Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. The purpose of celebrating American Diabetes Month is to promote awareness about diabetes. Peanuts and peanut butter can be a great part of your diet if you or a family member has diabetes, or if you’re just interested maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

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Restaurants Give You More Reasons to Love Peanuts

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Over the past few months, we’ve spotted several new restaurants that have added peanuts to their menu. In our previous post we mentioned that there has been a 101 percent increase of peanut and peanut butter dishes on menus across the country.

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What Does Peanut Butter Mean to…Nutrition Pros?

Peanuts and Peanut Butter

It’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Month and we’re celebrating by asking everyone from you and your family to dietitians, farmers and fitness fanatics to share why in the world they love peanut butter so much! Not only does peanut butter taste delicious, it’s also good for you with more protein than any other nut and 30 vitamins and nutrients. That’s one economical and tasty Superfood! Here’s what many of our nutrition friends had to say about what peanut butter means to them:

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Peanuts of the Sea: Combining Two Unctuous Edibles for a Heart Healthy Snack

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What do you get when you mix peanuts and sardines? Seanuts! That is, according to Chow.com which shared this excellent recipe. And why might one want to pair these unctuous edibles? Well, these two oily equivalents have essential vitamins and minerals, and are both recommended as part of a heart healthy diet. Besides that, they also taste great together!

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Have a Nutty Fudge Day!

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Don’t you just love the combination of peanuts, peanut butter and fudge? Well, today is National Peanut Butter Fudge Day, which means that it’s time to celebrate with a delicious piece of nutty fudge. Also, did you know that fudge is one of the easiest decadent treats to create in your own kitchen?

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8 Common Food Allergy Myths, Debunked

Food Allergy Myths

Did you know that most Americans perceive peanut allergies to be 40 times more prevalent than research says they are? This is just one example of the misinformation lurking in popular culture about food allergies. The peanut farmer members of the National Peanut Board have been committed to helping find solutions for people with peanut allergy since 2001, allocating $10 million to the cause. Below, using credible science, the National Peanut Board debunks some of the most common food allergy myths.

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Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Treats

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For the past few weeks, we have browsed our favorite magazines to find unique peanut butter desserts that were perfect for the kids’ table at this year’s Thanksgiving celebration. We wanted to find activity-driven desserts that would make sitting at the kids table a fun place to be.

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5 Tips For Maintaining a Healthy Diet During Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is one of the happiest times of the year, yet one of the most dreaded when it comes to diet and weight loss. This is a time centered on what we are thankful for and of course… food, and lots of it! How can we make this holiday healthier and more enjoyable? Here are a few tips and tricks to help you enjoy the holiday but not feel overwhelmed with guilt when you sit down to enjoy your turkey and cranberry sauce.

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What Does Peanut Butter Mean to…You?

Peanuts and Peanut Butter

It’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Month and we’re celebrating by asking everyone from you and your family to dietitians, farmers and fitness fanatics to share why in the world they love peanut butter so much! We asked fans of our Facebook page Peanut Butter Fanatic to share their reasons.

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Peanut Butter Lovers Month: Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar [INFOGRAPHIC]

Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar

Thanksgiving isn’t the only American holiday to celebrate in November. It’s also National Peanut Butter Lovers Month—30 days to celebrate the flavor-filled, nutritious, versatile, affordable nut butter that you have in your pantry and might very well be eating right now (gotcha!). To help you keep the celebration going, we have a fun look at the way peanut butter is made—from fresh peanuts on the field to the familiar jar in your home and everywhere in between.

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