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Is peanut butter good or bad for high cholesterol?

Is peanut butter good or bad for high cholesterol?

Good: Studies show that diets rich in legumes (to include peanuts) can help to lower cholesterol by 30%. ...Read more

Peanut Butter (Definition)

Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more


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Is it true that a diet high in peanut butter can cause gallstones?

Is it true that a diet high in peanut butter can cause gallstones?

Not directly.: Although peanut butter itself doesn't directly cause gallstones, a diet high in fat and cholesterol and low in fiber does appear to play a role, among other factors. It would probably be good to cut back on the peanut butter if you are eating it all the time. ...Read more

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So if whole-grain whole-wheat bread is good for you but can I have on it that's decent for you. Butter is out of the question right. Peanut butter is high in fat. So what is good?

So if whole-grain whole-wheat bread is good for you but can I have on it that's decent for you. Butter is out of the question right. Peanut butter is high in fat. So what is good?

Butter is not a: Problem, it's the synthetic (fake) "butters" that are not healthy. Organic/natural peanut butter is best. It's made from ground peanuts and oil, no chemicals or sugar. An alternative is almond butter. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Other than eggs, nuts and peanut butter. Are there any other food high in protein that can help you bulk up?

Other than eggs, nuts and peanut butter. Are there any other food high in protein that can help you bulk up?

Protein with IBS: Yogurt, cottage cheese, milk, meat, fish, poultry, beans, soy, tofu. Whey protein is also excellent. You can purchase natural whey. Be careful about additives. Quinoa also is excellent protein. If you eat Quinoa, start with small amounts and gradually increase. Egg whites are BEST ...Read more

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If peanut butter is healthy in moderation, can a person prone to kidney stones still eat it because of its high oxalate level?

If peanut butter is healthy in moderation, can a person prone to kidney stones still eat it because of its high oxalate level?

Only in moderation!: Oxalate renal stones are formed due to excess oxalate in the urine, caused primarity by excessive meat, peanut or chocolate consumption. Avoiding these stones involves drinking fluids, avoiding oxalate contaning foods in excess, and consuming calcium containing foods - calcium binds oxalate in the gut, preventing its absorption. Spinach is actually one of the foods highest in oxalate! ...Read more

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Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

May be reflux: Of acidic stomach contents. Fatty foods, coffee, chocolate, a bunch of meds, large meals, lying down or bending over after eating, pepiermint, chamomile can all increase reflux into esophagus. Can go all the way up to the throat in some people. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter healthy?

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 manganese (daily requirements). 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 – 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter healthy?

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 diabetes than those who rarely eat nuts. Although it is possible that nut eaters are somehow different from, and healthier than, non-nut eaters, it is more likely that nuts themselves have a lot to do with these benefits. ...Read more

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How is peanut butter healthy?

Nutritious w good: Protein. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories, 6.7 g of protein & contain: 12% magnesium, 10% phosphorus & 29% of manganese (daily requirements). 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 – 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Is expired peanut butter harmful?

Is expired peanut butter harmful?

Expired foods.: Any expired food, peanut butter or otherwise, has the potential to be harmful. Please be cautious in eating any food beyond its expiration date. I would not avoid eating peanut butter that is expired. ...Read more

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What amount peanut butter is too much?

What amount peanut butter is too much?

Healthy diet: 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 2 tsp serving has 16g fat (almost 1/4 of your daily requirement of fat)and 188 calories. It also has 8 grams of protein and 1.5 g fiber (7% of your daily need). But at what cost? Compare w/ greek yogurt which has 0% fat 100 cal and 17g protein. ...Read more

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Is nutella as healthy as peanut butter?

Is nutella as healthy as peanut butter?

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 calories. Both of these are vegetarian, so healthier than a lot of animal products, but also look for added sugar, which raises the calories and is less healthy. Lower fat and sugar and calories and higher protein is healthier. Brands may differ. ...Read more

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What are some healthier subsitutes for peanut butter?

What are some healthier subsitutes for peanut butter?

Almond butter: There are five healthier substitutes for peanut butter. They are almond butter, soy nut butter, hummus, cashew butter and sunflower seed butter. ...Read more

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Estoy tratando de perder peso, podría comer apio con peanut butter (mantequilla de mani)?

Estoy tratando de perder peso, podría comer apio con peanut butter (mantequilla de mani)?

Perdida de peso: Si se puede comer apio con mantequilla de mani pero en cantidades moderadas y no lo comería mas de una vez en el día y de preferencia que sea entre comidas fuertes tipo snack. No mas de una cucharada (tablespoon) de mantequilla. ...Read more

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Does peanut butter cause diahrea?

Does peanut butter cause diahrea?

Not usually: Not unless you are allergic to peanut butter. Even with allergy, diarrhea is an unusual manifestation of allergy. ...Read more

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My LDL is 216 can I eat peanut butter?

I suggest No: Peanut butter in small amounts can stimulate your body to produce the hdl (good) cholesterol that clean LDL out of your bloodstream and reduce your cholesterol. However, the saturated fats in peanut butter mean your body will simultaneously produce harmful LDL as well.

Ldl of 216 is very high. You need to watch diet very closely and exercise regularly. May need statin depending on results. ...Read more

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Can peanut butter hurt a 14 month old?

Peanut Butter: Peanut butter is considered a healthy source of fat and protein. As nuts of any type have the potential to be allergens, we do ask that they are not given below 12 months of age. ...Read more

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When can a 1 year old eat peanut butter?

Waiting No Matter: The latest research data is that there is no real reason to delay the introduction to minimize allergic reactions. In fact the opposite may be true. So at 1 year should be ok. Remember that the baby may be allergic, it is just that waiting does not matter. ...Read more

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How to know if I'm allergic to peanut butter?

How to know if I'm allergic to peanut butter?

Get tested: Skin tests through an allergist or blood tests are available and advised before you eat any more peanuts. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter a common source of salmonella?

Is peanut butter a common source of salmonella?

No: Not commonly, particularly if this is commercially purchased peanut butter. ...Read more

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What year did peanut butter and nuts turn deadly?

What year did peanut butter and nuts turn deadly?

Internet myth: Despite the decades of hoopla about food preservatives being horrible for people, the best-attested instance of cancer due to something in a staple food is aflatoxin in moldy ground nuts eaten by the world's poor. Of course, this eventually got hyped into all nuts and peanut butter "causing cancer". You can't totally avoid carcinogens, but you'd be "nuts" to let this fear dominate your life. ...Read more

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How to determine if I am allergic to peanut butter?

Typical Symptoms: Peanut allergy can cause: itchiness, hives, lip/tongue/throat swelling, trouble breathing, nause, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, passing out and can cause death. ...Read more

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Is my baby allergic to peanut butter? How can I tell?

Is my baby allergic to peanut butter? How can I tell?

You can't always: I don't recommend testing by having him handle or eat some. Family history of food allergy increases the risk, but doesn't mean definitely thebaby will be allergic. There are blood tests, and definitely for those under about 2 years old, skin tests done by a reputable allergist that can help identify food allergy. Reactions to accidental contact might help. Electrodermal, etc testing won't help. ...Read more

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Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter healthy?

Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter healthy?

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 are one the best sources of healthy omega-3-fats along with bone fish. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat peanut butter if you have diverticulitis?

Creamy oK: If one has diverticulosis crunchy peanut butter would have small pieces of peanuts in it that could occlude the diverticulum and lead to the inflammatory condition called diverticulitis. The same reason to limit or eliminate popcorn due to some of the seeds working through the colonic track with the potential to occlude as well. With diverticulitis one should be on a low residue diet for a period of time. ...Read more

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What category does peanut butter fall on? Is it estrogenic?

What category does peanut butter fall on? Is it estrogenic?

P-nut/Phytoestrogen: Many foods contain estrogen-like compounds known as phytoestrogens. These phytoestrogens are weaker than the natural Estrogens found in your body. Peanuts are a good source of phytoestrogens. In a 100 g serving of peanuts, there is 34.5 ug of phytoestrogens (according to dietaryfiberfood. Com). ...Read more

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Does peanut butter trigger cough? What does it mean if it does?

Does peanut butter trigger cough? What does it mean if it does?

Maybe: If you develop a cough or difficulty breathing after eating peanut butter you may be allergic to it. You should avoid further ingestion of anything containing peanuts until you are properly evaluated for allergies. ...Read more

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Can I eat peanut butter sandwich night before chloresterol test?

Yes: Nothing to eat or drink for 12 hrs before test.
Do not indulge in sweet desserts before having your blood drawn if you don't normally eat sweets. Your body converts excess calories into triglycerides and stores them in fat cells until the body needs energy. Avoid over-eating in the days before having your blood tested to get an accurate triglyceride measurement. ...Read more

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Could coffee, chocolate, and peanut butter have anything in common?

Could coffee, chocolate, and peanut butter have anything in common?

Caffeine: Coffee and chocolate both contain caffeine. Pure peanut butter does not and I don't think it has any other significant ingredients that the other two contain except for fat content in both chocolate and peanut butter. I believe that people allergic to peanuts have no problem with coffee or chocolate but an allergist is better qualified to answer that. ...Read more

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Is it possible for peanuts to cause headaches, but not peanut butter?

Possible: It is definitely possible. Many patients have allergies to peanuts. These allergies typically manifest as itching, rash or shortness of breath however it is possible to have a headache. I suspect the type of peanuts in the peanut butter are different or they have lost their headache inducing properties after being processed. I suggest trying a different type of nut that you can enjoy! ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to peanut butter and not boiled peanuts?

Is it possible to be allergic to peanut butter and not boiled peanuts?

Unlikely: Roasted peanuts (peanut butter) are more allergenic than peanuts processed in other manners (boiled, pickled or fried). Ara h2 peanut protein is more responsible for anaphylaxis. However, once a person is sensitized and allergic to peanuts (especially if severe), I would be very cautious and continue to avoid peanuts in all forms including boiled until better tests are available. ...Read more

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How do I know when is a good time to give my 16 month old peanut butter?

How do I know when is a good time to give my 16 month old peanut butter?

Look out for choking: In healthy kids delaying foods beyond 6m doesn't reduce allergies (& may even increase them). However, I recommend avoiding very allergic foods when kids are on antibiotics or have diarrhea or a tummy illness. With peanut butter, keep in mind that it's thick, sticky texture makes it a real choking risk: so small amounts (perhaps with something ekse) with adult present. ...Read more

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Can a child be allergic to whole peanuts but not allergic peanut butter?

Can a child be allergic to whole peanuts but not allergic peanut butter?

No: No, but the reverse can be true because of different " butter" formulations! Very unlikely, but I must mention it. ...Read more

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What are the macronutrients in peanut butter that make it healthy for you?

What are the macronutrients in peanut butter that make it healthy for you?

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 2 tsp serving has 16g fat (almost 1/4 of your daily requirement of fat)and 188 calories. It also has 8 grams of protein and 1.5 g fiber (7% of your daily need). But at what cost? Compare w/ 1 can greek yogurt which has 0% fat 100 cal and 17g protein ...Read more

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Are peanut butter and jelly sandwiches healthy or worse than fruit and nuts?

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 than artificial sugar, candies, sodas. ...Read more

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Iron (Definition)

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