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