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Peanuts and Peanut Butter are associated with decreased risk of Type 2 Diabetes.

  • A major study from Harvard showed that the risk of type 2 diabetes decreases the more frequently peanuts and  peanut butter are consumed.
  • Even a handful of peanuts or two tablespoons of peanut  butter a day can reduce risk by 25%.

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Peanuts stimulate insulin release.

Research shows that eating peanut products or vinegar with a starchy meal stimulates insulin release and improves blood sugar levels an hour after the meal.

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Substituting a serving of peanuts for a serving of red meat daily decreased type 2 diabetes

 

Peanuts and Peanut Butter promote stable blood sugar.

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  • The healthy oils and plant-based protein in peanuts and peanut butter help maintain stable blood sugar levels.
  • Eating a handful of peanuts everyday may be as  effective in reducing long-term blood glucose or  Hemoglobin A1C as prescription medication.

 

 

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Peanuts and Peanut Butter prevent sugar crashes

Peanuts help keep blood sugar more even and prevent crashing, keeping energy levels and appetite in check.