How Good Is Peanut Butter?

Peanut butter is the most consumed spread in the world. It is basically just roasted peanuts ground into a fine paste. Maska peanut butter poses as a healthier option as it follows vegan processes and is gluten free. We, at Maska, have already arrived at the conclusion that peanut butter is just god sent. Seriously, we’re not even exaggerating. The texture, the taste, the nutritional impact- everything is just spot on! So how exactly is peanut butter beneficial to humans (animals too!), let’s find out!

Nutritional benefits:

Peanut butter is power-packed with a tasteful combination of vitamins, minerals, fibers and proteins. Numerous studies have proved the fact that peanut butter could save lives! Yes. You heard it right. Having peanut butter in just the right amount every day lowers down the risk of heart diseases, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions. Peanuts are a source of monosaturated fats that reduce LDL cholesterol and lower the risk of heart

Guess what, you could eat peanut butter AND stay fit! Yep. Many nutritionists suggest including peanut butter in your gym/workout diet. Multiple research studies also revealed that people who ate a diet with high monosaturated fat content were less likely to have belly fat than those who had more carbohydrates or saturated fats in their diet. Now you may think, “oh, might as well have only peanut butter my entire life” Well, don’t. Apparently, peanut butter is beneficial only when consumed in a moderate amount. Yes, it has the potential to clog your arteries resulting in atherosclerosis which might lead to death (in some cases). Some people are also allergic to several nuts, peanuts being among the most deadly allergic nuts. Nutritional value of peanut butter per serving consists of 3mg of vitamin E, 49 mg of magnesium(to build bones), 208mg of potassium(beneficial to muscles), and 0.17mg of vitamin B6(for boosting immunity).

Peanut butter also acts as an energy booster because it comprises healthy fat content which means that it is high in good calories that help you go about your day without getting tired. Regular intake of peanut butter also promotes a healthy scalp and hair combination because peanuts also contain a certain amount of biotin which is a boon to your hair. It is also a good source of vitamin E which helps in better skin and nails. Helps in brain growth as it entails high content of resveratrol and niacin, which attack against Alzheimer’s and age- related cognitive decline.

Other benefits:

PB is affordable- it doesn’t burn holes in your pocket. Peanut butter might be the most efficient and diet-friendly option rather than those fancy-pants packaged vegan food products. Good quality peanut butter ranges from INR 300 – INR 500/half a kilo. Maska, unlike other commercial peanut butter brands, contains no added hydrogenated oils or vegetable oils. It is composed of peanuts, pink salt, and brown sugar only and is available in four variants. This way, it gets the best out of basic peanut butter. Buy your pack of Maska Peanut Butter here. Lastly, we gotta warn you, however good anything may ever be, never, we repeat-NEVER- overdo or, in this case, overeat anything. Practice everything in moderation. Eat everything in moderation. Overeating will do more harm than good to your body.

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