Vitamins and Minerals
Peanuts and peanut butter stand out as unique healthful foods for more than just their healthy fat, protein, and fiber. They have also been recognized as a great way to get multiple nutrients in a small portion from a single food source versus a supplement. Peanuts and peanut butter are filled with a number of vitamins and minerals that we need daily in our diets, which are integral to growth, development, metabolism, and immunity. All of the nutrients in peanuts work by multiple mechanisms and are likely having synergistic effects toward improving health status.