9 Things You Should Know About Peanut Butter


By Mohammed Shakir, Mentor, Muscles and Wellness

You are not adding peanut butter in your grocery list because you think it will make you fat? Then, you are wrong have a look at this:

Health benefits of Peanut Butter:

Bioavailability and Bioconversion of Kale B-carotene to vitamin-A.

Kale is rich in pro-vitamin A – B – carotene. This study used intrinsically labelled kale B-carotene to determine the side effect of peanut butter on the bioconversion of kale B-carotene to vitamin A.

High in Nutrition

Peanut butter is rich in PROTEIN as well as POTASSIUM, which will help in lowering the risk of high blood pressure, stroke & heart disease. It also boosts your bowel moment as it has fibres, and Healthy Fats, Antioxidants & Vitamin-E.

It will kill your cravings

Peanut Butter & Peanut helps controlling your hunger as it makes you feel full. So you can add it to your meals and it won’t make you fat but will help while shredding.

Peanut & your Heart

Studies have found that peanuts lower the risk of cardiovascular and coronary heart disease as the fat in peanut butter is healthy.

Colon cancer

Eating peanut butter and peanuts may help in reducing colon cancer in women.

Niacin content

A study found that people getting the most niacin from food were 70% less likely to develop Alzheimer’s and Memory Impairment. Peanuts are one of the foods with highest Niacin content.

Preventing Gallstones

In two studies, individual eating five or more servings of peanuts in a week had 25% to 30% lower risk of getting gallstones compared to those who rarely or never eat peanuts.

Peanuts are the most commonly consumed nuts in world.

Healthy Fat

Fat in peanut butter is Heart Healthy mono-saturated fat. A study shows that insulin resistant people who ate a diet high in mono-saturated fat had less belly fat than people who ate more carbs and saturated fat.

Type 2 Diabetes

Eating peanuts or peanut butter can reduce the risk of diabetes according to a study published in the journal of “American Medical Association”.

So, which peanut butter to use?

One of the best Indian Peanut Butter is made by “FUN FOODS” of Balaji Food Produts with best quality ingredients.

Well, our fitness experts from Muscles and Wellness are here every Tuesday to answer all your health related queries. Follow www.musclesandwellness.com for more such information and get a personal mentor to train you and achieve your goals.


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