What better day to talk about the importance of peanuts, than September 13, National Peanut Day? Other than being absolutely delicious, peanuts offer some serious health benefits. According to the Peanut Institute, regularly consuming peanuts can improve your daily memory, reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, numerous kinds of cancer, and even help stabilize your blood sugar, preventing the inevitable afternoon energy crash.
To celebrate National Peanut Day, here are some of our favorite peanut flavored products to give yourself a health boost, without compromising on taste.
One serving of this delicious spread is packed with 11 grams of protein per serving and contains no artificial ingredients or hydrogenated oil like most peanut butters on the shelf. Did we mention it comes in 11 flavors?!
SinFit Caffeinated Peanut Spread
If you want the taste of peanut butter, chocolatey goodness, but with a little extra protein and an energy boost, this is the spread for you. This spread comes with 12 grams of protein and 40 mg of caffeine per serving –– that’s just a little under half of how much caffeine is in your morning coffee.
Quest Nutrition Quest Snack Bar
These sweet & salty travel-size snacks contain minimal sugar and are packed with protein –– 10 grams of it to be exact. These are perfect for when you’re on the go and need a quick snack, or even if you just woke up late for class and need a fast breakfast.
This ready-to-drink protein shake is packed to the max with 51 grams of protein, and only 2 grams of sugar. Toss a can in your gym bag for your next workout, or in your backpack to enjoy between classes.
Whether you’re trying to bulk up or go into a calorie deficit, you can’t go wrong with this fan favorite. Each serving contains 25 grams of protein and 5.5g of BCAAs including 2.7g of L-Leucine, and research has found that with prolonged use, can even lower blood pressure, blood sugar and reduce symptoms of stress and depression.
Use the code PNUTDAY at checkout to give yourself 20% off any products listed above. Enjoy!