PEANUTS AND PEANUT BUTTER ARE SATIATING AND CONTRIBUTE TO MORE SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS AND MAINTENANCE

Eating peanuts reduces hunger and helps manage weight. Researchers attribute this affect to the plant-based protein, fiber and low glycemic index of peanuts and peanut butter.

 

Peanuts keep you satisfied

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Peanuts and PB “stick” with you for about 2 1/2 hours versus 1/2 hour for a high carbohydrate food like rice cakes.

 

Peanut eaters are leaner

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Adults and children who eat peanuts and peanut butter have significantly lower BMI’s than non-peanut eaters.

 

 

For the greatest effect, eat peanuts or peanut butter for breakfast

Eating peanuts or peanut butter for breakfast increases the hormone PYY, which promotes satiety and satisfaction, helping to control appetite for up to eight hours.

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Frequent peanut eaters have leaner bodies

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