Almond Butter

Health Benefits of Almond Butter

1. Helps Prevent Heart Disease and Heart Attacks
2. Supports Healthy Brain Function
3. Maintains Skin Health
4. Helps Control Blood Sugar Levels and Prevent Diabetes
5. Helps With Weight Loss and Prevent Overeating
6. Increase Nutrient Absorption
7. Increases Digestive Health
8. Helps Fight Cancer and Inflammation
9. Helps Maintain Dental and Bone Health

Almond Butter VS Peanut Butter!

Vitamin E

Almond butter has more Vitamin E, use vitamin E to protect your cells from oxidative damage.

Magnesium

“Album Butter has more Magnesium a tablespoon of almond butter contains 45 milligrams of magnesium — 11 percent of the magnesium requirements for men and 14 percent for women, according to the Office of Dietary Supplements. An equivalent serving of peanut butter contains just 26 milligrams. Magnesium contributes to the function of your nervous system, facilitates muscle contraction, makes up a component of healthy bone tissue and helps support your metabolism.”

Iron

Almond butter has higher iron content. Iron promotes healthy oxygen transport — it helps you make hemoglobin and myoglobin, iron protects your cells from oxidative damage.

So What!!

“Peanut butter offers some nutritional advantages. For example, it provides more selenium — a mineral important to enzyme function — than almond butter. Whether you opt for almond or peanut butters, try to select minimally processed nut butters. Some commercial varieties of peanut and almond butter contain added sugar and salt to add flavor, as well as additives that prevent oil separation. Choose varieties of peanut or almond butter made from nuts alone, with no added preservatives or additives.”

I say just do a nut butter with all the nutrients, choose your nuts carefully !!!!!! ☺

Source

http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/advan…

I say just do a nut butter with everything!!!!!! ☺

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