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peanuts

A very paltry or minuscule amount of money. I would be dubious of anyone who is willing to work for peanuts—more often than not, it means they aren't the most reliable employee out there. You're never going to be able to hire an effective manager if you're only willing to pay peanuts.
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peanuts

n. practically no money at all; chicken feed. They want me to do everything, but they only pay peanuts.
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The potentially fatal reaction, called anaphylaxis, can occur with a child's first exposure to peanuts: itchiness, swelling of the tongue and throat, constriction of the airway, a precipitous drop in blood pressure, rapid heart rate, fainting, nausea and vomiting.
Peanut butter is a consumer staple that does not experience wild fluctuations in demand, even during recessions, IBS notes.
Peanut looking to inspire a seminar audience, where he reaffirms the nutritional benefits of peanuts and urges them to "believe in its power."
Researchers suggest that in order to prevent peanut allergy, peanut protein (such as peanut butter or powdered puff) may be introduced at home for most babies between 4 and 6 months as one of the first foods.
that produces peanuts this year has probably dropped a little bit in acres," Faske said.
As the number one peanut-producing state, Georgia is responsible for nearly half of all peanut production in the United States, said Perdue.
Peanuts are an especially good source of healthful fats, protein, and fiber.
Peanuts are the cheapest dry fruits that are equally nutritious and palatable.
Though the earliest known peanut butter can be (https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-peanut-butter-day-january-24/) traced back to the Aztecs and Incas around 1000 B.C.
In addition, and on much the same basis, in 2002 farms continuing to produce peanuts were given access to a highly lucrative set of direct subsidy programs, which were already available to growers of "program" commodities such as corn and wheat.
The farmers said that most of them got payment in advance and after the harvest they would categorise the peanuts for sale.
Available as butter, oil, flour, flakes, raw, roasted, shelled, and unshelled (in a variety of flavors), peanuts come with options.
A report aired by a private TV channel, many vendors on pushcarts are seen selling the seasonal delight of crispy peanuts at every corner of the cities.
As such, food allergies have become a major public health issue in the past decade with a 50% increase in hospital visits for anaphylaxis, a severe reaction to an allergen such as eggs or peanuts. More specifically childhood hospitalizations for serious reactions to food allergies have tripled.