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2012-03-08 13:30:00

ATLANTA, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Who couldn't use a little more energy? That's the message behind "Energize Your World," a new promotion launching in March in celebration of National Peanut Month. Throughout the spring, consumers will have the opportunity to win a 2012 Ford Focus and hundreds of other prizes. "Peanuts have more than 30 nutrients and phytonutrients and are packed with more energy boosting protein than any nut," said Raffaela Marie Fenn, president and managing...

2012-03-06 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7: PEANUTS Profile America -- Wednesday, March 7th. This is National Peanut Month -- celebrating one of the nation's favorite foods. They are enjoyed in many ways -- roasted in the shell as a snack while watching sports events, used in salads and stir-fry recipes, in...

2012-02-23 16:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While 93 percent of Americans agree that breakfast is the most important meal, less than half eat a morning meal every day. Reasons for skipping out often include trying to lose weight or not having the time. Yet adding peanut butter can help to make breakfast quick, easy and provide the fuel needed for the rest of the day. In anticipation of National Peanut Month in March and to help make mornings easier, the National Peanut Board is...

2012-01-31 17:27:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fans are scoring high at Game Day parties this year with deep fried turkey. Special new recipes such as the grilled turkey and pineapple sandwich with smoked mozzarella, the Latin-style turkey tostada salad with spicy peanut dressing, and the Monte Cristo del Rio Grande sandwich are sure to make everyone cheer. Deep-fried turkeys in peanut oil are now the second most preferred way to prepare turkey, but take much less time...

2011-11-28 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29: PEANUT BUTTER Profile America -- Tuesday, November 29th. One of life's simple pleasures is being celebrated --it's Peanut Butter Lovers Month. It's one of America's favorite foods and certainly its most popular sandwich. Peanut butter was first offered to the public at...

2011-10-14 09:34:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a nutritious, affordable alternative to your favorite jar of USA-grown peanut butter because you heard prices may be increasing? Don't be so fast to switch, say registered dietitians. A combination of factors ? including rising energy prices and severe heat and drought throughout peanut growing regions this year ? are leading to a peanut crop that is smaller than last year's. As a result, some peanut butter manufacturers have recently...

2011-06-09 10:00:00

CANTON, Ga., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Peanut Growers challenged consumers to lose the loaf in its second annual "PB my way" recipe contest. Peanut butter lovers were called on to submit inspiring peanut butter entrees and help support hunger relief organization Feeding America. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-02-02 14:45:00

ALBANY, Ga., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new 2010 Dietary Guidelines address the American obesity epidemic by telling consumers to "maintain calorie balance over time" and to do it by "consuming nutrient-dense foods" such as peanuts. When maintaining proper calorie balance, refined grains, solid fats, and added sugars should be replaced with nutrient dense foods. The new Dietary Guidelines explains, "A healthy eating pattern ... emphasizes nutrient-dense foods - vegetables, fruits,...

2010-11-14 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15: PEANUT BUTTER LOVERS MONTH Profile America -- Monday, November 15th. It's a time to celebrate one of life's simple pleasures -- it's Peanut Butter Lovers Month. The stuff of America's favorite sandwich, peanut...

2010-10-28 14:32:40

2's company, but 3's a crowd Two people can learn to cooperate with each other intuitively "“ without communication or any conscious intention to cooperate. But this process breaks down in groups of three or more. A study by members of the University of Leicester's School of Psychology and Department of Economics set out to explain how two people learn to cooperate without even knowing that they are interacting with each other. In larger groups, explicit communication is needed to...