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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Place 1 T peanut butter on hot, freshly toasted whole wheat bread, then add 1 T fruit jam, or honey on top of the peanut butter. The heat from the toast and the liquid in the jam makes the smaller amount of peanut butter easy to spread and you aren't tempted to add more to get to the edges.
I have found a great peanut butter in my market. PB2 powdered peanut butter. Do not say "yuck" yet! It taste exactly like peanut butter once you add a small amount of water. It has 85% less fat. It is located in the same area as the regular peanut butter.
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