In a March 2017 study by Penn State University, the University of South Australia and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, researchers report that, “Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases which can lead to heart attacks and stroke."

It was said, “"Typically, whenever we eat something, it causes the arteries to get a little bit stiffer during the post-meal period, but we have shown that if you eat peanuts with your meal, this can help prevent the stiffening response,"