NUT WEEK – Potent Peanuts

They’re technically legumes but they have nut in their name, so there!

A recent study in the journal Nutrients found that the fiber-fat-protein combo in peanuts helped control blood sugar in diabetics. And peanuts are top in both protein (seven grams per ounce) and plant sterols, the naturally occurring compounds that may block cholesterol from being absorbed into the blood.

28g – Protein: 7.3g Fat: 14g Carbohydrate:4.6g