Nutritional Facts of Homemade Peanut Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes, Calories in Homemade Peanut Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes

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How many calories does one tbsp of Homemade Peanut Butter have?

One tbsp of Homemade Peanut Butter gives 62 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 6 calories, proteins account for 10 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 49 calories.  One tbsp of Homemade Peanut Butter provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view. Homemade Peanut Butter recipe. Deliciously luscious peanut butter made at home with unsalted peanuts is a great source of monounsaturated healthy fats. Yes, that means it is actually good for you! Peanut butter is also a good source of protein. Coconut oil, added to the peanut butter to get a nice nutty taste, gives you healthy fatty acids of medium chain triglycerides.It is always better to make your peanut butter at home as store-bought ones contain loads of sugar and hydrogenated vegetable fats, which are not good for you. It is also economical – you get super tasty and healthy homemade peanut butter at around half the cost of store-bought ones! Store your peanut butter in an airtight glass jar in the fridge, to make it last for around 15 days.Scoop a spoonful and lick it up when you are hungry! You will surprised to know that a spoonful of peanut butter is actually a wise snack for weight-watchers as peanut butter has the right fats to keep you full for a longer time! Homemade Peanut Butter is a also a magical snack for endurance athletes as it easily digests into your blood stream and provides long sustained energy.

Is Homemade Peanut Butter healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Peanuts : Peanuts contain Vitamin B1, Thiamine which helps form ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) which body uses for energy. A handful of peanuts gives you 7.3 grams of Protein. Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews are rich in Protein and healthy monounsaturated fats which won’t spike your blood sugar levels and good for a diabetic snack and healthy heart snack. Eating a handful of Peanuts a day is said to increase the good cholesterol (HDL) in your body which is good for heart health. Read 11 amazing benefits of peanuts

Coconut Oil : Coconut oil is a medium chain triglycerides (MCT’s).  Unlike other fats, they go directly from the gut to the liver. From here, they are then used as a source of energy or converted into ketones. As the calories in MCT’s are used straight away, they are less likely to be stored as fats in the body. MCT's have shown to improve your brain and memory function, they also give a boost to your energy levels and improve your endurance.  The MCT in Coconut oil reduces the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while increasing the count of HDL cholesterol, maintaining normal blood pressure and good for diabetics. See detailed benefits of coconut oil

 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Homemade Peanut Butter?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews are rich in Protein and healthy monounsaturated fats which won’t spike your blood sugar levels and good for a diabetic snack and healthy heart snack. Eating a handful of Peanuts a day is said to increase the good cholesterol (HDL) in your body which is good for heart health. 

The MCT in Coconut oil reduces the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while increasing the count of HDL cholesterol, maintaining normal blood pressure and good for diabetics.

Can healthy individuals have Homemade Peanut Butter?

Yes. This is a good snack for diabetics and healthy heart

How to burn 62 calories that come from Homemade Peanut Butter?

Walking (6 kmph) = 19 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 6 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 8 mins           

Swimming (2 kmph) = 11 mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy62 cal3%
Protein2.5 g5%
Carbohydrates1.6 g1%
Fiber0.8 g3%
Fat5.5 g8%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A10 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.2 mg10%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0.8 mg5%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)23.3 mcg12%
MINERALS
Calcium8.9 mg1%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium16.3 mg5%
Phosphorus36.5 mg6%
Sodium1.7 mg0%
Potassium68.5 mg1%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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