The Real Health Benefits Of Peanut Butter

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Health Benefits Of Peanut Butter

Health benefits of peanuts

Peanuts are a part of the legume family alongside beans and lentils so you know it’s packed with nutrients. A single 100-gram scoop of peanuts contains 6 grams of fiber, 25 grams of protein, and 50 grams of fat. It contains vitamin E, B vitamins, folate, magnesium, copper, and manganese.

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However, despite being chock-full of protein (it’s one of the most protein-packed plant-based foods available), peanuts are low in methionine, a type of amino acid that’s crucial in metabolism and is only found in meats, fish, and dairy. So, if you’re relying on peanuts as your go-to source of protein, then you’re at a higher risk of methionine deficiency.

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