Peanut butter is healthy, filling, and a dieter’s best friend.
1. Heart-healthy fats
Monounsaturated fats in peanut butter may improve heart health.
2. Decreases appetite
The combination of fat, protein, and fiber can suppress appetite helping to control daily calorie intake.
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3. Helps fight diabetes
Consuming 2 tbsp per day, 5 days per week may lower diabetes risk by 30%.
4. Plant-based protein
With 7 grams of protein per 2 tbsp, peanut butter can help you reach your daily protein needs.