I eat so many roasted peanuts in the shell, they probably think I have a pet elephant every time I go to the grocery store. They have lots of calories and fat (the good kind), but based on this article, I probably shouldn’t worry:
Eating Nuts Lowers Risk of Weight Gain
Although nuts are known to provide a variety of cardio-protective benefits, many avoid them for fear of weight gain. A prospective study published in the journal Obesity shows such fears are groundless. In fact, people who eat nuts at least twice a week are much less likely to gain weight than those who almost never eat nuts.
via WHFoods: Peanuts.