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How should I stop my peanut butter addiction?

How should I stop my peanut butter addiction?

Interesting!!: I am not aware of a specific addiction to peanut butter! but one can become addicted or at least habituated to almost anything! Wean yourself off it gradually if indeed the intake in excessive!

Dr. Vasu Brown
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Peanut butter make your booty big?

Peanut butter make your booty big?

Depends on your body: Penut butter does have a lot of calories and can cause you to gain excess fat and become obeses. Where excess fat goes depends on your body shape. .. whether you're an apple, pear, or something else. You should be careful about your weight because obesity can cause many health problems, like heart problems, varicose veins, breathing problems.

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Nutella peanut butter make yu fat?

Nutella peanut butter make yu fat?

Yes: Lots of calories per volume. It has the potential to cause weight gain. Pay attention to calories. If you balance calorie intake and expenditure, you should not gain weight.

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Does peanut butter remove freckles?

Does peanut butter remove freckles?

No. Use sunscreen.: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will decrease future freckles. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are future issues such as more wrinkles, more freckles, and occasional skin cancers to worry about.

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Is the fat in peanut butter healthy for you?

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 – 3 fatty acids.

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What is a good substitute for peanut butter?

Hummus: The following five can substitute for peanut butter. They are almond butter, cashew butter, sunflower seed butter, soy nut butter, and hummus.

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Is it unhealthy to eat peanut butter everyday?

Let me explain: Are you eating enough fruits and veggies as well as enough milk to have a balanced diet? If you are, then all you really need to worry about is hydrogenated vegetable oils in the peanut butter which make it kind of unhealthy.

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Is eating peanut butter bad for getting ripped?

Is eating peanut butter bad for getting ripped?

It is good: It is a fairly high protein food but try to avoid the ones with added sugar.

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Is it unhealthy to eat spoonfuls of peanut butter?

Is it unhealthy to eat spoonfuls of peanut butter?

Yes: While eating peanut butter in moderation is good for you eating spoonfuls is not. Three spoonfuls of peanut butter has over 300 calories and is very high in fat.

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Is it considered unhealthy to eat peanut butter sandwiches everyday?

Nutrition: Not if you have it is part of varied & nutritious meal plan. Work to insure that you eat 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day.

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I stepped on the scale it was 127.8 and then I ate peanut butter I weighed 126.0. How come?

Don't worry: Don't pay attention to that. Just continue to have healthy habit. Believe in the force. (something you just can't explain.).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Is peanut butter gluten free?

Is peanut butter gluten free?

Likely gluten-free: Peanut butter is usually gluten-free, but one should check the brand's label or website. Peter pan peanut butter is gluten free, according to its 2011 website. It is possible that some peanut butters may have additives that come from wheat, barley, or rye (gluten-containing grains).

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Can a 13 month old toddler eat peanut butter?

Yes - and no: From an allergy standpoint, it's ok to give peanut containing things after a year of age. However, that being said, if you spread the peanut butter thick on bread and they take a big bite, the consistency of a big glop of peanut butter could be a choking hazard. If you are spreading it very thin on a cracker, etc, and are watching carefully as they eat small bites, you should be ok.

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