All you need to know about Peanut Butter

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Here you will learn about peanut butter. about it's intrestings facts


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All you need to know about Peanut Butter What is Peanut Butter Peanut butter is a paste made from dry roasted peanuts. This paste is generally used as a spread on toast or sandwiches. It is a healthy food that is full of nutrients such as proteins carbohydrates monounsaturated fatty acids folate niacin pantothenic acid pyridoxine riboflavin thiamin vitamin E vitamin C vitamin A sodium magnesium calcium manganese phosphorous selenium copper iron and zinc. Peanuts a type of ground nuts belong to the family of Fabaceae and species of Arachis hypogaea. The plant itself is small in which the branch of the flower touches the ground and grows underneath. The plant is thought to have originated in the American continent and through Spanish travelers it was spread all over the world. Unlike costly nuts such as cashew nuts pistachio nuts almonds and walnuts peanuts are low-cost nuts that offer similar benefits. Interesting Facts about Peanuts and Peanut Butter Peanut butter comes in two popular varieties. One is a creamy variety and the other is crunchy. While women and children generally love the creamy variety men prefer the crunchy variety.

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The first commercial preparation of peanut butter was in the United States in 1884. According to an estimate by Kansas State University the amount of peanut butter consumed by the United States alone in one year is enough to spread across the floor of Grand Canyon. There are 10 peanut holidays observed in the United States. Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter who were both elected Presidents of United States were initially peanut farmers. Get the cheapest price for Peanut Butter Nutrition Facts about Peanuts Peanut Butter People who consume peanuts and peanut products on a regular basis have an overall higher intake of protein fats polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fiber vitamins A and E folate calcium magnesium zinc iron potassium and many other nutrients. Peanuts contain no saturated fats and can be consumed on a regular basis. They only contain unsaturated fats. This is good news for people who fear to gain weight by consuming peanuts. Peanuts actually help you to lose weight

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