Popping some peanuts might have some protective benefits for your heart, a new study from Penn State suggests.

Researchers recruited 15 men who were overweight or obese, but otherwise healthy, and had them eat a high fat meal. When they tested their blood afterwards, the participants who consumed peanuts showed a 32 percent reduction in triglycerides, or fat in their blood, than the guys who drank the peanut-less meal shake.

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