Today’s health tip: Benefits of Peanut butter

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Eating peanuts and other nuts can help people maintain their weight, or even help with weight loss.

The proportion of unsaturated fats (PUFAs and MUFAs) to saturated fats in the diet plays a particularly important role in heart health. 

A high intake of nuts may have links to a reduced risk of mortality from heart disease or other causes.

Many bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts include peanut butter in their diets for various reasons.

Peanut butter is an easy way to increase calorie and unsaturated fat intake.

It is a relatively low-carbohydrate food that contains good amounts of fats and protein, as well as some fiber.

Peanut butter is a good source of magnesium, which is an essential nutrient for people with diabetes. 

Peanuts and other nuts are common allergens, with a peanut or tree nut allergy affecting over 3 million Americans. 

Other ingredients, such as sugar, salt, and added oils. Avoid these where possible. 

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