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Peanut PlantDid you know that...

The peanut is not a nut, but a legume related to beans and lentils

Archibutyrophobia (pronounced A'-ra-kid-bu-ti-ro-pho-bi-a)
is the fear of getting peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth

Peanuts have more protein, niacin, folate and phytosterols than any nut

The peanut plant originated in South America 7,600 year old fossilized peanut hulls were found in the √Ďanchoc Valley of Peru

Peanuts can lower cholesterol levels in the body

The world's largest reported peanut was four inches long. It was grown in North Carolina by Mr. Earl Adkins

Peanut ButterMr PeanutThere are 8 grams of protein per 28 grams of peanuts

It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 340g jar of peanut butter

One acre of peanuts will make 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches

Mr. Peanut was created by 13 year-old Antonio Gentile in a logo contest held by Planters in 1916. He won a grand prize of $5.00

Peanuts flower above ground and then migrate underground
to reach maturity

Peanuts are high in antioxidants

Peanuts are a rich source of minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, magnesium,
zinc and selenium



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