Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have been a staple in most homes for decades, but it may surprise you that there are actual health benefits attached to eating peanut butter. Peanut butter is easily consumed with fruits, as a spread, and even by the spoonful. Regular consumption of peanut butter can help decrease your risk of developing a lot of serious health disorders and increase your energy. If you need a reason to dip into your kid's supply, here are some of the many health benefits of peanut butter.


1. It Can Help You Lose Weight

One look at the calorie count of peanut butter and you may be wary about calling it a diet food, but the truth is that peanut butter offers the perfect combination of fiber and protein to fill you up. Snack on some veggies and peanut butter and you will feel full for much longer than any other similar calorie snack. The result is that you will eat much less overall and still get the healthy calories you need.



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