Peanut Nutrient Density and the Second-Meal Effect

The second-meal effect promotes satiety and restrains people from grazing. Watch this video to learn how peanuts and the second-meal effect go hand-in-hand.

July 3, 2014

Protein and fiber have been known to help support satiety throughout the day. Consumers are looking for products that are protein- and fiber-rich in order to maintain their weight as well as stay full and satisfied between meals. Peanuts and peanut butter play a role in satiety and the second-meal effect controlling hunger and blood sugar. Patricia Kearny, Program Director, The Peanut Institute, explains how companies should explore ways to optimize ingredients they have in foods.

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