Peanuts are Now Healthy, According to the FDA

October 4, 2016

America’s favorite nut has a new descriptor, healthy. Peanuts are now classified as healthy due to their high levels of unsaturated fats that provide a source of plant-based protein and overall beneficial nutrient profile, according to new guidelines issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new guidelines have removed “calories from fat” and focuses on the type of fat in foods rather than the amount of fat.

“For decades, research studies have recognized the health benefits of peanuts as a superfood that is nutrient dense with more than 30 essential vitamins and nutrients containing good fats,” says Bob