Are pecans good for you

Reasons to Keep Eating Nuts

American walnut tree

There’s a lot of confusion surrounding nuts. Read in some places and they’re touted as a miracle food. Read elsewhere and you’ll worry about the amount of omega-6 oil and phytic acid in them. Are pecans good for you? What about walnuts? And what is it with peanuts having the word “nuts” in them, but not actually being nuts? If you’re nuts about nuts, or just going nuts, read on for some health facts that will help set you straight on the basics:

Peanuts

Let’s get this one out of the way immediately. Peanuts are legumes, not nuts. Nuts grow on trees: legumes grow on the ground. But in common parlance we simply don’t make this distinction. Peanuts go with nuts, and we love them. Between 2008 and 2014, Americans ate about 120 million pounds of peanut butter a year, and 90% of households in the United (more…)

16 Jan 2018

Afternoon Snacks Need to be Packed with Protein

Peanut flour nutrition

Many Americans feel like they are always in a rush. As a result, it should come as no surprise that many people of all ages find themselves looking for a tasty, energetic, and healthy snack. From bulk peanut seeds to many different typed of nuts, there are many products that provide a wide range of nutrients and protein to people who are on the go.
Whether you are trying to find a great afternoon snack when her friends stop by after school or you are looking for a way to get some extra energy in the middle of the day for yourself, peanut and pecan family items can help you get the energy and the nutrients that you need, even when you do not have very much time. Whether you are considering dessert items that include < (more…)

19 Dec 2017