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Take an 80-20 Approach to Healthy Eating [VIDEO]

Atlanta Unplugged

When it comes to a healthy diet, do you think it’s all or nothing? It doesn’t have to be. Registered dietitian nutritionist Sherry Coleman Collins was recently on Atlanta Unplugged to talk about the 80-20 approach to a healthy diet.

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5 Halloween Food Allergy Safety Tips

Trick or Treat

Halloween is full of fun but also fright, especially for parents whose children have food allergies. As the mother of a child who is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, sesame, wheat and milk, I understand where this fear comes from. It’s important to take food allergy precautions at Halloween parties and while trick-or-treating to have a safe and fun experience for everyone in the family.

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Halloween Recipes That Will Boo Your Friends Away

peanut butter cookies for Halloween

Halloween is next week and it’s time to start planning your trick or treat route. An evening of trick or treating can become exhausting, and your kids will want to dive right into their candy once they get home. Skip the candy for the night and try one of our delicious kid-friendly Halloween recipes below.

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World Series: What the Pros Eat

Peanuts and Baseball

As the nation tunes in to the World Series, we thought it would be interesting to look at the diet behind these world-class athletes. How does America’s favorite nut help baseball players (and you) stay energized and perform well? Our friend, registered dietitian Marie Spano has tremendous experience in helping athletes and everyday champions achieve their nutrition goals.

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This National Nut Day, Splurge on Nutrition without Breaking the Bank

Nut Day

Did you know that all nuts including peanuts are nutritious? Peanuts even have more protein than any other nut—7 grams per serving. Compare one ounce of dry roasted, unsalted peanuts, almonds and pistachios and you’ll find that all three contain 160-170 calories, 13-15 grams of mostly good fats and 2-3 grams of fiber.

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A Winning Combination: The Rise of the Peanut Butter Cup

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Chances are you remember these statements from an old peanut butter cup commercial: “You got your chocolate in my peanut butter! You got peanut butter on my chocolate!”

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Top 5 Peanut Butter Halloween Treats from Pinterest

Monster Mouths for Halloween

Halloween is just a few weeks away and we searched Pinterest to find the perfect kid-friendly DIY treats using peanuts and peanut butter. Spend your weekend preparing these delicious treats with your family.

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Give Back During Food Bank Week

Food Drive

As the season and weather change, unfortunately one need remains constant this fall: food for the hungry. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 15.8 million children under 18 in the United States live in households where they are unable to consistently access enough nutritious food necessary for a healthy life. The statistics about hunger in America are startling, but we all can help.

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Celebrate the Sweet Side of October with Peanuts

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Did you know that October is the sweetest month of the year? It is both National Cookie Month & National Dessert Month and we’re celebrating with peanuts and peanut butter. It is time to make those family-favorite peanut cookies and desserts.

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The Bottom Line on Peanut Butter Alternatives

Peanut Butter Sandwich Alternative Feature

While peanut butter and jelly remains a classic favorite for families, many new “alternative” nut butters have been introduced. The Washington Post recently turned to a group of kid experts to test out the various alternative butters available today. They spoke honestly about flavors and naturally compared it to the staple PB&J. We thought it would be interesting to take a look at how PB&J compares to other nut butters from a nutritional standpoint.

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