The Peanut Study

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: The Peanut Study was a 12-week intervention study is looking for adults who were 60-80 years old and not taking blood pressure medication. Participants were asked to consume 2 oz. of peanut or no nuts daily for 12 weeks. Cardiovascular risk factors and memory performance were assessed before and after the 12 weeks intervention.

This study is completed. 
Stay tuned for results!