Nut (predominantly peanut) consumption is inversely related to all-cause and especially cardiovascular mortality in African-American and Chinese men and women.
The inverse association of nut consumption and mortality is unrelated to baseline metabolic conditions.
It’s a cardiovascular intervention that literally costs peanuts.
via Peanuts May Lower Cardio Death Risk | Medpage Today.
This is great news. My unique preference for peanut butter and pancakes turns out to be scientifically heart healthy given my ethnicity. More peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Pad Thai with crushed peanuts, spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
I ate a mini peanut cup last night. The jar of dry roasted peanuts was moved from the cupboard to my office. I have absolutely zero guilt. It’s for my heart.