All NewsSpread the Love Blog Get the skinny on the sticky stuff we love to eat. by pblovers April 24, 2011 3.2K The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are here and clear: Americans are advised to eat a plant-based diet which emphasizes vegetables, dry beans and peas, fruits, whole grains, nuts and seeds. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee said that adding peanuts and other nuts to our meals “provides an important source of plant protein and other nutrients” which we need every day. Did you know that almost 70% of nuts eaten in the United States are peanuts and peanut butter? For additional information, check out the Executive Summary of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail previous Sweet Peanut Soup next Alabama’s Jay & Rosemary Corte More Like This Spreadworthy Peanut Butter Facts Preventing Peanut Allergies: The Full Scoop on New... What’s in a Jar of Peanut Butter?