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Eat A Small Amount Of Peanut Butter Daily

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Peanut butter is a good treat for diabetics. The Harvard School of Public Health researchers found that consuming one tablespoon of peanut butter or 28g of peanuts or other nuts five or more times a week is associated with a 20-30 per cent reduced risk of developing diabetes.Nuts also contain fibre and magnesium which decrease insulin resistance and have been inversely associated with risk of type 2 diabetes. Peanuts have more plant protein than any other nut.

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  • This is a secret I can remember to use. Thanks for reminder. - by MICHELE142
  • A great tip...and easy to do! I like mine as a bedtime snack on apple slices. emoticon - by PYNETREE
  • If you like your peanut butter on a spoon as I do, be careful. It can be a choking hazard. A teacher here choked to death last year eating his peanut butter like that. - by CLARA48
  • WITCHYWOMAN45
    It looks like my peanut butter and banana smoothie is on the menu more often now! emoticon - by WITCHYWOMAN45
  • AZURE-SKY
    My favorite afternoon snack is a sliced apple with peanut butter. Melt the peanut butter in the microwave until it's the consistency of a dip 60-90 seconds, depending on how much peanut butter you're having. I use 1 or 2 TBSP depending on what else I ate that day. - by AZURE-SKY
  • emoticon - by NINAB4REAL
  • Great tip! My husband has diabetes and I'm pre-diabetic but I eat a spoon of p'nut butter daily! I didn't realize it would help me with that!
    Thank you/1 - by GLORYB83
  • I know nuts are good for one, but peanuts are not really nuts. I still use it as a long acting filling food for overnight hypoglycemia prevention, but have been wondering about the other health benefits. - by SPRINGOKC
  • GWENETHR
    I do enjoy peanut butter as a late light snack with a few whole wheat crackers - by GWENETHR
  • My son attended an alternative highschool. They fed them peanut butter every morning. They assumed teenagers slept in and missed breakfast. emoticon - by LARRYTHORNTON1
  • A variety of mixed nuts do wonders for your health. - by JAMBUTTER
  • Years ago I quit WW because they told me I couldn't have any peanut butter. - by MEADSBAY

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