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Peanut butter can help stabilise your blood sugar levels and prevent spikes

by , 13 September 2017
Peanut butter can help stabilise your blood sugar levels and prevent spikes
While peanut butter isn't a solution for high blood sugar levels, including this tasty nut butter in a healthy diet may help stabilise your overall blood sugar levels and prevent blood sugar spikes.

This is fantastic news, especially if you have type 2 diabetes or a risk of developing the blood sugar disorder. Read on to learn more about the blood sugar benefits of peanut butter.

The nutrient makeup of peanut butter is what helps to stabilise your blood sugar levels

Unlike commercial peanut butter that are filled with added sugar, salt and hydrogenated oil, natural peanut butter contains only nutrients from peanuts. A two-tablespoon serving size packs about 13 g of healthy unsaturated fats, 7 g of protein, almost 2 g of fibre and 3 g of natural sugar. The synergy of nutrients in peanut butter is what helps to stabilise your blood sugar levels and prevent blood sugar spikes by slowing down and lowering your overall blood sugar levels.
 
A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition in 2013 supports this. The study found that 15 obese women with a high risk of type 2 diabetes had lower blood sugar levels and a lower desire to eat for up to 12 hours after eating breakfast containing three tablespoons of peanut butter than they did when they ate the same breakfast without the peanut butter. Although this was a small study that didn’t include men, it’s promising evidence that peanut butter can help reduce your overall blood sugars both directly and by way of decreasing your appetite.

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Check out these ideas for including peanut butter in your diet

While more research is needed, both to include men and understand the mechanism by which peanut butter can improve your blood sugar levels, it may be beneficial for you to start including peanut butter into your meals and snacks.
 
Start by replacing all fats and sweets in your diet with peanut butter. For example, instead of a roast beef sandwich, have a peanut butter sandwich on whole-wheat bread, or instead of a bag of chips, have a tablespoon or two of peanut butter from the spoon.
 
For more ideas about including peanut butter in your diet for healthier blood sugar levels, talk to your dietitian or nutritionist.

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