PEANUT (BUTTER) PROTEIN POWER
You can’t make everyone happy, unless you are peanut butter!
Picture this – a mid-afternoon and you are feeling that slump; eyes are drooping, brain feels foggy and you have a load of work to do. Before you reach out to a caffeine fix, have you considered having a peanut butter powered healthy snack? Peanut butter gives you an awesome source of energy due to its nutrient-rich composition. Packed with protein, peanut butter helps in building and repairing muscles while also providing you with sustained energy.
Peanut butter is obtained by dry roasting peanuts and grinding them. Decadently delicious and loaded with nutrients, peanut butter is consumed worldwide with sandwiches, biscuits, salads and many other foods.
BENEFITS OF PEANUT BUTTER
Body Builders Rejoice
All those who want muscle definition – Say, “Hello” to Peanut Butter. Peanut butter is added by many body builders in their diets for various reasons. A great source of protein, it is essential in building and repairing muscles. Peanut butter contains amino acids that help in the muscle repair system of the body. It is also a simple source to increase intake of calories and unsaturated fat. Nutritionists recommend having 1.2 g to 1.7 g of protein per kg of body weight to promote muscle mass.
Satiating for dieters
One can never win a war against hunger, so it is good to choose food that will keep you fuller for longer. The protein and fiber content in the peanut butter is satiating and keeps fuller for longer, unless you consume more than required calories for the day.
Boosts heart health
Peanut butter contains nutrients including MUFAs (Monounsaturated fatty acids) and PUFAs (Polyunsaturated fatty acids) that play an important role in promoting heart health. It is also rich in Vitamin E, Magnesium, Poly unsaturated fatty acids and Niacin present in peanut helps promote heart health. According to a research; Resveratrol, and antioxidant in peanut reduces the risk of cardiovascular inflammation, reduces blood pressure and relaxes blood vessels. (Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
ADDING PEANUT BUTTER INTO YOUR DIET
Including peanut butter into your diet is easy and doesn’t have to be boring or complicated. When choosing peanut butter, look for the one that contains just peanuts or one added with healthy ingredients. Add peanut butter, banana and unsweetened milk in a blender and run it for a couple of minutes for a yummy milk shake. Spread it on toast; a classic combination and quick breakfast or snack.
Spreading peanut butter on a loaf of whole grain bread makes a complete protein meal, as the bread contains amino acid methionine that peanut butter lacks. Just that you need to be mindful of your intake to avoid consuming more calories. Remember 2 tablespoons of peanut butter is nearly 200 calories.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (PER 100g)
|Total lipid (fat)||51.1 g|
|Dietary fiber||4.8 g|
|Vitamin B-6||0.444 mg|
|Fatty acids||10.1 g|
|Vitamin E||9.11 mg|
PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN BAR
A simple, healthy and hygienic way to incorporate peanut butter into your diet is by adding a protein bar. Loaded with nutrients, Protein Bars are a must have for all those who are on the go, or have an active and busy lifestyle. Energize your day with Whey91 Protein Bars. High protein bar packed with 20g of premium protein and 3g of fiber per bar.
Enjoy the delicious taste of peanuts while also fulfilling your protein goals. These nutty, buttery and healthy bars help to restore your energy while also keeping you feeling charged. Crafted with an ideal blend of Gold Standard Premium Protein, immunity boosting Lactoferrin and a punch of flavour with delicious peanut butter, these bars can be your ‘go-to’ performance bar.
Lactoferrin is a multifunctional milk protein which boosts immunity. The primary source of Lactoferrin is mother’s milk, the other source being bovine milk. One of the primary contributors to immunity, Lactoferrin depletes from the body due to ageing and diseases. Whey91 Protein bars bridge this gap in a yummy way.
And, the bonus? The bar does not contain any artificial flavours, or any added preservatives. It has been built to deliver only the best of active nutrition.
Enjoy the numerous benefits of peanut butter while also feeling good about what you’re putting into your body.