Purpose: To determine if eating peanuts every day can improve overall cardiovascular health and memory in humans.
Background: Peanuts are a rich source of polyphenols, monounsaturated fats, protein and contain highest levels of niacin, arginine, vitamin E, folate, and thiamin.
About the study: This 12-week intervention study is looking for adults who are 60-80 years old and not taking blood pressure medication. Participants will be asked to consume 2 oz. of peanut or no nuts daily for 12 weeks. Cardiovascular risk factors and memory performance will be assessed before and after the 12 weeks intervention. More information is available, please reach out by email or phone for inquiry. Please contact 302-831-7218 or email at ChaiResearchLab@udel.edu.