Reasons why Peanut Butter is underestimated

Nutritionists define peanut butter as:

“Healthy, filling and a dieter’s best friend”

For many, peanut butter is one of the easiest snacks.

But, surprisingly, it isn’t just easy.. but healthy too!

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It helps you lose weight!
It has the enviable combination of fiber and protein that fills you up and keeps you feeling full longer, so you eat less over the day. And, there’s nothing more delicious than licking peanut butter off a spoon and it helps dieters fight cravings and stay on track.

It’s super nutritious!
A spoon of peanut butter is full of the antioxidant vitamin E, bone-building magnesium, potassium and immunity-boosting vitamin B6. Research shows that eating peanuts can decrease the risk of diabetes, and other terrible health conditions. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that “consuming 2 spoons of peanut butter at least 5 days a week can lower the risk of developing diabetes by almost 30%”
Helps Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease
A study found that those getting the most niacin from foods were 70 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Peanuts are one of the foods highest in niacinYou can cook anything with it!Peanut butter is not just for lunch boxes, it is an inexpensive, versatile ingredient flavoring up anything from soups to pies.Now, grab your spoon and take a bite of one of these delicious guilt-free peanut butter cookies!

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