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REPORT: Peanuts reduce heart disease

A new report out shows a new way that peanuts reduces heart disease. (Source: WALB) A new report out shows a new way that peanuts reduces heart disease. (Source: WALB)
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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A new report out shows a new way that peanuts reduces heart disease.

A Penn State study, funded by the Peanut Institute, revealed how the protein compounds in peanuts protect the arteries of overweight men from hardening after eating a very high fat meal.

Peanuts were also found to expand the blood flow, which keeps the heart from working hard.

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