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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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Randomized trial of peanut consumption in infants at risk for peanut allergy.
Between 2000 and 2008, doctors recommended that infants at risk of allergy avoid peanut butter.
Pediatric allergist Gideon Lack of King's College London and his team enrolled babies ages 4 to 11 months who were deemed at elevated risk of peanut allergy because they either had severe eczema or were allergic to eggs.
Currently, the best way for those allergic to peanuts to stay safe is to avoid them, according to the NIH.
Our results in mice suggest that dry roasted peanuts may be more likely to lead to peanut allergy than raw peanuts the dry roasting causes a chemical modification of peanut proteins that appears to activate the immune system against future exposure to peanuts," they added.
This is an exciting expansion in Golden Peanut s South African operations, said Kris Lutt, president, Golden Peanut Company.
30 ( ANI ): Scientists believe that children, suffering from peanut allergy, can be cured of the problem by giving them small daily doses of peanut protein.
7 PEANUTS account for two-thirds of all snack nuts eaten in America.
By the end of World War I, peanuts were a valuable cash crop and peanut butter had quintupled in popularity ("with no help from Carver," Krampner notes).
Boiled peanuts are a snap to make with a large pot of boiling water, a couple of pounds of raw peanuts and a handful of salt.
The textural properties of peanut butter have been widely investigated by many scientists.
Peanuts were incrementally roasted at 362[degrees]F from zero to 77 minutes and then sampled for water- and oil-soluble antioxidant activity levels.
As many as four in five children diagnosed with peanut allergy on standard tests alone may not be truly allergic to peanuts, U.
Researchers may sometimes complain they work for peanuts, but scientists at the USA's National Peanut Research Laboratory have shown that this is not always a bad thing: they have developed new high-tech grading methods that could dramatically boost the American peanut industry.
1) The accumulating evidence shows that peanuts can make a positive contribution to this successful weight loss pattern by helping to prevent obesity and achieving long-term weight control.