Healthful Eating Made Easier
(NAPSA) - When you're looking for an economical, easy and enjoyable food that's both weight-wise and heart-healthy, look to peanuts-especially USA-grown peanuts. Protein-packed peanuts fuel you up without weighing you down or leaving you unsatisfied.
Scientific evidence suggests that eating 1.5 ounces of nuts, such as peanuts, every day as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. In addition, peanuts are a good source of plant-based protein, and plant-based diets are considered a good way to shed unwanted pounds, keep certain types of cancer at bay and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
What's more, peanut flour is gluten free and can be used as a thickener for soups, in a variety of breads and pastries and as a creative and flavorful coating for meat and fish.
One marvelous meal you can make with peanuts is this: