5 Things You Didn’t Know About Peanut Butter
PEANUT BUTTER! It is definitely one of my favorite ingredients. It’s sweet, salty, smooth and sometimes crunchy, all the reasons for me to include it in my diet day after day.
This post was written by Reem Al Ahmadieh, dietetic intern and it edited by Rola Ghaddar, US Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Coach at Healthy Happy Us, a nutrition and exercise diet center in Beirut, Lebanon.
In this blog, I will be sharing with you 5 fun facts I learned about peanut butter that you probably did not know before.
1. Peanut Butter can actually reduce diseases
Did you know that eating peanut butter can help reduce heart disease, cancer, diabetes and aging? Peanuts are a very good source of antioxidants. This triggers our body’s defense system to act out against various different diseases.