Peanut Butter Nutrition Facts
Peanut butter, crunchy chunk style
1 tsp a day = 4.6 gm
Per 100 gm peanut butter
- Calories = 589
- Fat = 50g
- Carbohydrate = 22g
- Protein = 24g
- Sugar = 8g
Peanut butter health benefits for Women
In terms of your overall health, studies link any type of nuts even peanuts to lower cholesterol levels, particularly LDL (or the “bad” cholesterol). Peanuts have also been shown to improve heart health and may level off blood sugar levels in women by helping the body absorb carbs more slowly—an important advantage for those with diabetes. Peanuts can actually help women to maintain weight loss over time and control their hunger and appetite.
However peanut butter is very high in fat, a 100-gram portion contains a hefty dose of 588 calories. Despite their high calorie content, eating moderate amounts of pure peanut butter or whole peanuts is perfectly fine for women on a weight-loss diet.
Peanut butter health benefits for Men
Researchers have found that men who ate about 3 1/2 tablespoons of peanut butter twice a week were 40 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than those who didn’t eat it. Peanut butter is a good source of healthy unsaturated fats and protein source in men.
How to make tasty and crunchy peanut butter at home?
Well its very easy.
Pick up the most recent peanut from the store.
There are various types of peanuts available. Search for the latest stock. Smaller peanuts are generally not having much taste and can be at times bitter too.
Look for big peanuts having slight pink colour. Darker peanuts are old supplies.
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Roast the peanuts on low flame, until they are crisp.
While roasting please keep on moving them so that they are not burnt or black from one side.
Once done remove the pink layer by rubbing with both hands.
Grind peanuts in a mixer, add a little sugar or honey, and 1 tsp maple syrup, a pinch of salt for those who want it more tasty. For those in dieting, can skip the flavors.
While grinding you need to keep on stirring the peanuts frequently and repeat the grinding process, until it starts leaving oil and forms into a paste.
Keep few peanuts aside. Grind them separately until a little chunk and mix in the peanut butter paste.
A healthy vegan butter. Apply it on a bread toast, spread it on a roti and give them to your kids in tiffin.
You can even make peanut butter and almond, walnut ladoos, use peanut butter to make barbecue sauces as well.
Eat healthy stay healthy.