5 Reasons To Eat More Peanut Butter

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Peanut butter lovers unite. We have five reasons as to why you need to eat more peanut butter.

Not only is peanut butter delicious, it’s super healthy too.

Looking for something to help curve cravings? Founder of TIFFXO, an online health and fitness program and former Biggest Loser coach, Tiffiny Hall shares an easy overnight peanut butter oats recipe.

1) Lower your death risk

Because nuts are rich in antioxidants and contain nutrients like potassium, nuts help lower the risk coronary heart disease and type II diabetes. Eating two tablespoons of peanut butter per day can help reduce the risk of diabetes by 30 percent.

2) Gives you an energy boost

Peanut butter is full of healthy fats, protein and fibre, which means that they are able to give you a good energy high.

3) Good Brain Food

When you’re finding it hard to concentrate, add peanut butter into your diet. Studies show that monounsaturated fats found in foods like nuts are protective of brain health and function. Perfect to eat during breakfast or as a study or work snack.

4) Helps you stress less

Not only is peanut butter good for the body and brain, but it’s also good for the soul. Since nuts have high anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties they help reduce stress to the brain.

5) Helps you curve cravings

When you find yourself reaching for that bar of chocolate, why not reach for peanut butter instead? Peanut butter is a good snack alternative as it helps satiate cravings. With its high protein content, it is a delicious and filling treat.

Try this delicious overnight peanut butter oats recipe from TIFFXO founder, Tiffiny Hall.

An easy overnight peanut butter oats recipe.

SERVES 2

Ingredients

1 cup milk

⅔ cup cottage cheese

1 tbs peanut butter

2 tsp honey

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 tbs rolled oats

1 banana, peeled & sliced

Method

1) Blend milk, cottage cheese, peanut butter, honey and vanilla until smooth.

2) Add oats and mix well, cover and refrigerate overnight.

3) Serve chilled or warmed in a microwave, topped with sliced banana.

For more information on Tiffiny Hall’s online health and fitness program, head over to www.tiffxo.com

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