Editor's note: Sanders and Schor review peanut
allergy on page 38.
Among the 530 children who had no signs of peanut
allergy (on a skin-prick test) when they entered the study, 14 percent of those who avoided peanut
butter--but just 2 percent of those who ate peanut
butter--were allergic by age five.
Among 530 babies who had no reaction to the skin test, the peanut
allergy rate at age 5 was 13.
LEAP compared two strategies to prevent peanut
allergy--consumption or avoidance of dietary peanut
--in infants who were at high risk of developing peanut
allergy because they already had egg allergy and/or severe eczema, an inflammatory skin disorder.
The mice that had been exposed to dry roasted peanuts
generated greatly increased immune responses to peanuts
, compared to mice that had been exposed to raw peanut
We look forward to welcoming the Hoopstad employees to the Golden Peanut
and ADM team, and working with them to help align the facility with our certifications and standards, Lutt added.
In six months, 84 per cent kids given peanut
protein were able to tolerate 800mg a day without suffering a significant reaction.
The average person in the States munches their way through more than six pounds of peanuts
butter products every year and March is National Peanut
Krampner presents these peanut
-related facts and more in Creamy & Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut
Butter, the All-American Food, his new book from Columbia University Press.
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As the reigning nut experts for more than 100 years, peanut
butter is a natural food extension for Planters," says Triona Schmelter, senior director of enhancers, Kraft Foods.
Medium-sized runner-type peanuts
, commonly used in the production of peanut
butter, were used in this research.
Dark-roasting consistently increased water- and oil-soluble antioxidant capacities for both commercially available peanut
flours and blanched peanuts
Researchers may sometimes complain they work for peanuts
, but scientists at the USA's National Peanut
Research Laboratory have shown that this is not always a bad thing: they have developed new high-tech grading methods that could dramatically boost the American peanut
are natural hunger managers, and research has shown that 90 g of peanut
snacks can suppress hunger for 2.