Can Peanut Be Healthy for Me?

Peanut butter is one of the best high-protein, high-fat nutritional food sources.

Peanut butter is rich in protein, fat, monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, B vitamins, folic acid, tryptophan, and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, zinc, and iron.

Patients with high blood pressure can eat peanut butter appropriately.

Studies have found that peanut butter contains a large amount of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA). MUFA has the effects of lowering cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, and lowering blood lipids.

Peanut butter contains tryptophan. Tryptophan can promote the secretion of serotonin and melatonin. At the same time, it can regulate the body's biological clock, which is very helpful for sleep at night.

However, peanut butter is a high-calorie food, 100 grams of peanut butter contains 588 calories. Eating too much peanut butter can easily lead to obesity.

It is recommended to eat only 2 tablespoons of peanut butter (approximately 30 grams) a day.

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