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%.
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.