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Peanut Butter: A Healthy Filling Snack

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Peanut Butter is a  is a food paste made primarily from ground dry roasted peanuts. A really good peanut butter should have just two ingredients: peanuts and a pinch of salt.

Today, you can get Peanut Butters with additives you simply don’t need. Peanut butters are most often processed with hydrogenated oils and sugar, so make sure you check the label carefully before buying.

Natural Peanut Butter  generally contain at least 90% peanuts with no artificial sweeteners, colors or preservatives. Natural peanut butters can have a grittier texture.

All peanut butters contain mono- and polyunsaturated fats, which may reduce cholesterol levels.  One serving has 8 grams of monounsaturated fats and 4 grams of polyunsaturated fats. These “good” fats help lower cholesterol, reduce heart disease, and lower blood pressure. A serving of peanut butter also has 3 mg of the powerful antioxidant vitamin E, 49 mg of bone-building magnesium, 208 mg of muscle-friendly potassium, and 0.17 mg of immunity-boosting vitamin B6.

Five Health Benefits For Peanut Butter:

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Aids in weight loss and muscle build

If you’re looking to aid your workout routine with a food that can both boost testosterone levels and help you lose weight, eating peanut butter daily can keep your energy levels high and assist you in completing difficult workouts.

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High in vitamins and minerals

Peanuts are also high in folate, which can prevent heart disease and thiamin, which helps the body convert carbs to energy, and riboflavin, which helps metabolize fat, carbs, and proteins.

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Rich in antioxidants

Peanut butter has higher antioxidant levels than apples, carrots, or beets, and is more on par with the levels found in blackberries and strawberries.

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Great For Memory and Brain Health

Peanut butter can boost your brain health and help to ward off diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

The good news being if you don’t consume unhealthy, processed form of peanut butter, but make your own or buy  organic peanut butter, peanut butter can actually be good for you.

Here are some different types of Peanut Butter you can find:

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i2cook homemade peanut butter is a young friendly recipe made with organic peanuts, raw sugar, vegetable oil, salt and cinnamon.

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The best peanut butter is a 100% organic peanut butter which contains 100% peanuts like i2cook Peanut Butter. i2cook peanut butter tastes different due to a dash of connamon that enhances shelf life naturally!

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