Expert weighs in after Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends peanuts for infants, toddlers

NOW: Expert weighs in after Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends peanuts for infants, toddlers

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- Federal health officials recently included infants and toddlers for the first time in the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

The benefits of giving nuts and peanuts to young kids are part of those new guidelines. 

Dr. Samara Sterling is a nutrition scientist and the research director at The Peanut Institute. She joined CBS 58 Morning News on Tuesday, May 18 to discuss the new guidelines. 

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