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Could UV Light Eliminate Peanut Allergies?

Are you allergic to peanuts? The good news is that you may soon be able to eat them without problems. Scientist, Wade Yang at the University of Florida has found an interesting way to make peanuts …

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Can Peanut Butter Protect Your Heart?

Americans love their peanuts. According to the National Peanut Board, each American, on average, consumes more than six pounds of peanuts or peanut butter products every year. That might not be a b…

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Why I Will Never Buy Peanut Butter Again

I love peanut butter. Over the years, I have bought countless jars of it—whether smooth or chunky, it’s totally yummy. Besides, it is packed with powerful health benefits: protein, vitamins, antiox…

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This Beagle is Barking – For the First Time! (Video)

For Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz's birthday, we're giving a nod to Snoopy and all his fellow beagles. Originally drawn in to honor Schulz's beloved beagle named Spike, Snoopy has become one of the …

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Peanut Butter Recall Expanded to 240 Brands

Earlier this week, we posted about the recall of Sunland Inc. brand peanut butter and nut products. Today, after the FDA found Salmonella in various environmental samples from the Sunland productio…

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Peanut Butter Recall, Salmonella Alert

Last month, the New Mexico-based company Sunland Inc. recalled multiple brands of peanut and almond butter products, after a string of salmonella illnesses were linked to one of the brands it manufact…

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How to Find Smart Snacks in Vending Machines

Most vending machines these days are stocked with a number of unhealthy snacks, but there are a few choices that are slightly healthier than the others. Watch this for a quick tip on picking the best …

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Quick Tip: How Peanut Butter Can Fix a Scratched DVD

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From their reusable, minimalist DVD packaging to preventing unnecessary driving to the video store, there's much to be said for the disruptive power of online disc r…

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Peanuts & Coke, Plus Other Odd Food Combinations

Without argument, kids like to exploit weird food combinations, and most of these have to do with junk food. Growing up I had a friend who enjoyed semi-stale Oreos, crunched into bits, along with pret…

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12 Surprising Uses for Peanut Butter

  Peanut butter shouldn't solely be reserved for kindergarten! Indeed, peanut butter has so much more to offer than pb&j's and cookies (though I love both as much as the next guy, don't ge…

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