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What is one of the best foods to donate to food banks? [Infographic]

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Posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 pm

(BPT) - Did you know that one in six Americans struggle with hunger? Due to its protein content and long shelf life, peanut butter is an ideal food to help feed the hungry in communities across the U.S. With 7 grams per serving, peanuts have more energy boosting protein than any other nut. Coupled with their more than 30 essential vitamins and nutrients, peanuts are considered a superfood. Peanut butter is not only affordable, but more than 90 percent of American households have at least one jar in their pantry, making it easy to donate to their local food bank. When you combine the value, nutrition and flavor of peanuts and peanut butter, families really get a nice bang for their buck. 


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