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“To My Date: I Have Food Allergies”: Teens Share Perspective on Dating with Food Allergies

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Dating can be a worrying time for those who have food allergies. Whether you are the one with a food allergy or the one dating someone with a food allergy, it may be a difficult but necessary discussion to have.

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Teens and Food Allergy – A Little Courage and Thought Go a Long Way

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Teenagers today face a wide range of issues. Developmentally, they are experiencing puberty, with all its highs and lows. Many teens struggle with depression, bullying, sexual activity, drug and alcohol use. The explosion of social media introduces a whole new component to their world that includes the possibility of cyberbullying and forging a social identity in a fast-paced environment. These are very different concerns than their parents dealt with in adolescence.

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7 New Must-Try Peanut Snacks

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Want to fuel your day? Try these new snacks with peanuts and peanut butter.

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The Portrait of a Peanut Field: An Artist’s Perspective on Agriculture

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The expression that there is beauty in nature is evident in the myriad paintings that artists create of landscapes, fields and forests. But artist Jay Scott sees a natural beauty in agriculture, and has included portraits of farmland in his portfolio. In resplendent allure, he commemorates on canvas the magnificent splendor of farming, and he dedicates these works to those who serve in the fields.

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Why You Should Show Your Heart Some Love this Month

Heart Health

While it may be tempting to reach for that next piece of Valentine’s Day chocolate, add some peanuts to your diet instead in honor of American Heart Month. Did you know that just a handful of peanuts a day may help you maintain heart healthy cholesterol levels?

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PB&J: The Mighty Mouthful for Athletes

Peanut Butter Sandwiches

Peanut butter and jelly. The words make us smile. As a sports dietitian, I want my athletes to capitalize on what they eat– for performance, cost per bite, safety of the food and enjoyment.

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5 Cliche-Free Valentine’s Day Gifts

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Thinking chocolates, flowers or jewelry this Valentine’s Day? How original. Why not treat yourself or your significant other to something that really honors love? Like peanut butter.

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Snack like a Fitness Pro

Fourth of July Peanuts for Running Hero

Snacks used to be a little nibble here, a small bite there, and we’d all still sit down for our three square meals each day. Now, half of our eating occasions are snacks—which makes choosing the right snack all the more important.

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Young Black Chefs Rediscover Roots of African Heritage in American Cuisine

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As millennial chefs and foodies seek out authentic global flavors, they are introducing new cultural cuisines to the American food scene. In fact, West African dishes, and peanuts themselves, are experiencing a culinary reawakening as chefs trace the roots and discover the indelible influence of African heritage on American culture and cuisine.

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15 Surprising Facts about George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

February is Black History Month and we celebrate George Washington Carver, “The Father of the Peanut Industry.” Here’s a run down of little known facts about this famous American.

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