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Is jif peanut butter healthy

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It is nutritious but: Is fattening, so don't be excessive. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories, 6.7 g of protein & contain: 12% magnesium, 10% phosphorus & 29% of... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Peanut butter.: On the one hand, peanut butter does contain a predominance of healthier types of fats. On the other hand, there is still a lot of fat per serving of p... Read More
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: Numerous studies have shown that people who regularly include nuts or peanut butter in their diets are less likely to develop heart disease or type 2 ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Similar to others: The aldi peanut butter is similar to other branded products. The majority of its calorie content comes from fat, as it does for other peanut butters.I... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Nutella vs PB: Nutella is made with hazelnuts; pb is made with peanuts. To compare, check the nutrition facts: the protein, fat and carbohydrate content, and the cal... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
High in fat but not: In saturated fat. Peanuts have 14 grams of fat but only 1.9 grams of saturated fat as well as 4, 393 mg of omega 6 fatty acids but only 0.8mg of omega... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry 38 years experience
Almond butter: There are five healthier substitutes for peanut butter. They are almond butter, soy nut butter, hummus, cashew butter and sunflower seed butter.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Do you mean: How much is too much?? There is nothing "unhealthy" nor particularly "unhealthy" .Peanut butter has a lot of good protien but many nutritionists feel ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Not for one day..but: In the US of A, we often eat too much of a lot of junk foods..so moderation is key. If you are not heavy and generally eat well, exercise regularly et... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Depends : Depends on nutritional needs and your health problems. For example, if you need a low fat diet because of high cholesterol, then low fat peanut butter... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Pretty good : Avocados have a very healthy fat that is great for the body and skin. Bananas are high in potassium and calm the brain with tryptophan. Peanut butte... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
Yes: And everything in moderation but not as the only things you eat. Peanut butter is a good source of protein but has a lot of calories. FYI: Walnuts a... Read More

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