have to love it when a good-for-you food tastes good, too. That’s exactly the
case with peanut butter (or any nut butter, for that matter). Peanut butter is
loaded with so many healthy-promoting nutrients, including vitamin E,
magnesium, iron, selenium and vitamin B6.
Research shows that people who
regularly eat nuts and nut butter, including peanut butter, are less likely to
develop heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
peanut butter is so versatile—what other food transitions seamlessly from
breakfast to lunch to dinner to snack and dessert?
study in the British Journal of Nutrition found that people who ate peanuts or
peanut butter for breakfast experienced a significant reduction in the desire
to eat for up to 12 hours.
might be because peanut butter was associated with an increase in the
production of PYY, a feel-full hormone, the researchers found.
Because peanut butter helps control appetite, it might not come as a
surprise that it may help you slim down. Nut eaters tend to have a healthier
body mass index (BMI) than nut skippers, according to research.