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is smart balance peanut butter healthy

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
None? All?: I don't think any of those are actually butter. You're probably over thinking this - everything in moderation. I use regular, straight up butter.
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Many peanut butters contain additives, particularly things like sugar. These additives in large quantities could precipitate health issues. Peanut but ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Moderation: Peanut butter use in moderation is okay. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed o ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Protein: The major benefit is the it is high in protein.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Penut butter (fat): Penut butter is packed with protein and tastes great. However, also packed with fat. If you look at the nutritional information for peanut butter, one ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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PBY: All are healthy. I may have a pb&y after a work out or as snack in between meals. I like to snack with nuts and fruits in between meal. Much better ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Almonds vs peanuts: Raw almonds contain monosaturated fat which can help positively impact cholesterol levels. It is a good source of calcium , potassium, magnesium, phos ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Peanut butter: Peanut butter and jelly do not make for the best diet. You would be far better off with 5 servings of fruits and/or vegetables split up whatever when ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
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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