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ATLANTA - GeorgiaChron -- WHOMP CORPORATION announced today the filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office of a provisional patent application covering utilization of a caffeine infused peanut butter. According to Richard H. Davis, President and CEO of WHOMP CORPORATION, and the inventor of BUZZ, says it's the world's first caffeinated peanut butter. "A recent study from the University of South Australia found daily consumption of lightly salted peanuts twice a day before meals led to weight loss, lowered blood pressure and improved fasting glucose levels, perhaps by incorporating the "workingman's lunch" which is Planters Peanuts mixed into a Dr Pepper, very popular during the Depression into their peer-reviewed study, may have improved the desired weight loss results," noted Davis. "Adding caffeine to peanut butter is the same as mixing Mr. Peanut with a caffeinated Dr Pepper, which is still a Confederate tradition here south of the Mason-Dixon Line," explained Davis.

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The effects of caffeine intake on weight loss: In the short term, caffeine can boost the metabolic rate and increase fat burning, but after a while people become tolerant to the effects and it stops working. Caffeine blunts appetite and helps you eat less. Marcellus Gilmore Edson, a Canadian chemist and pharmacist invented peanut butter in 1884, he patented a way to make peanut paste, an early version of peanut butter. Edson was awarded United States Patent No. 306727 for the invention. Davis was granted the patent (Patent No. 4,444,763). The patent relates to the invention of Extraction of avocado oil from avocados.

"Peanuts are nutrient dense and illustrate the concept of food as medicine," said Dr. Samara Sterling, research director for The Peanut Institute. "When you eat peanuts and peanut butter, you're ingesting three macronutrients – protein, fiber and healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats – and 19 micronutrients. Regularly choosing foods that contribute to your overall health is a positive action that can deliver life-long benefits."

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About The Peanut Institute

Based in Albany, Georgia, The Peanut Institute is a non-profit organization supporting nutrition research and developing educational programs to encourage healthful lifestyles that include peanuts and peanut products. The Peanut Institute pursues its mission through research programs, educational initiatives and the promotion of healthful lifestyles to consumers of all ages. As an independent forum, The Peanut Institute is uniquely positioned to work with all segments of the food industry, the research community, academia, consumer organizations and governmental institutions.

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