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is peanut butter bad for your health, such as cholesterol?

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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 butter made strictly from ground peanuts are definitely part of a healthy diet. Check out www.Whatscookingwithdoc.Com for healthful eating info.
Answered on Apr 4, 2019
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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 or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. Get HPV vaccine
Answered on Apr 4, 2019

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