There has been talking about peanut butter for diabetes, due to the properties attributed to peanuts. The peanut is a source of protein and composed mainly of vegetable fats.
Eating the peanuts with skin takes, even more, an advantage of the nutritional properties of peanuts. Thus, the most healthy peanut butter will be that prepared with natural peanuts.
Peanut butter for diabetes
Heart. A 25-gram serving of peanuts provides 13 grams of total fat and 6 grams of protein. Of the fats it provides, most are monounsaturated fats, which benefit the heart and blood vessels.
Blood sugar It has been found that peanut butter is used for the control of diabetes. This is due to the protein and fiber content contained in the peanuts; This food can also stabilize the blood glucose level.
Antioxidant It is also a source of resveratrol food; a component that works as a natural antioxidant.
Therefore, we present a homemade recipe for you to make your own natural peanut butter and get all the benefits for your health:
-2 cups of natural peanuts (peeled and clean)
-sea salt (1 pinch)
–chia (1 teaspoon)
1. Toasting . Heat the peanut in the pan until it changes color.
2. Liquify. Blend the peanuts until you get the desired consistency: it will release its natural oils.
3. Add. Empty the ground peanut in a bowl, add two teaspoons of olive oil. Mix to form a cream.
4. Add. Add salt and the spoonful of chia. If you want to sweeten, you can add some natural honey. Refrigerate
Peanuts also provide nutrients such as vitamin C, fiber, zinc, iron, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin E and vitamin B7; if you consume it frequently; that is, you adopt it as part of your daily diet, your skin, nails, and hair will look healthier.
This preparation can be added to your wholemeal bread, oatmeal hotcakes or crepes. In drinks such as smoothies and smoothies or fruits and vegetables such as apples and celery to form a nutritious snack.