Peanut butter is one of the world’s most popular spreads, it’s not just for school lunches. This versatile spread is surprisingly good for your health when eaten in moderation. Peanut butter is basically a paste made of peanuts. When purchasing it try choosing real peanut butter that contains nothing but peanuts and a little bit of salt. Here are the 6 benefits of eating peanut butter:
Good source of protein: it’s comprised of about 25% protein, making it an excellent plant-based protein source. However, it is low in the essential amino acid methionine.
Low-Carb: peanuts are low in carbs and suitable for people with type 2 diabetes or those following a low-carb diet
High in healthy fats: natural peanut butter is a great source of healthy fats. While some people have been worried about its omega-6 linoleic acid content, limited evidence justifies their concerns.
Rich in vitamins and minerals
Rich in antioxidants
Suppresses huger for weight loss: it helps control hunger without leading to weight gain.
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