Kids love peanut butter sandwiches. As adults we might not eat many PB&J’s anymore, but we never quite outgrow of our love for peanuts. Peanuts are rich in the type of heart-healthy fats promoted in Mediterranean diets. A legume and not a true nut, certain medical studies show the peanut is a big ally in maintaining cardiovascular health. Our natural peanuts have all the good stuff, none of the bad.