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Peanut Butter Day!

Peanut Butter Lovers Rejoice!

(PHOTO: Prevention.com) (PHOTO: Prevention.com)
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March 1 is National Peanut Butter Lovers Day  Many of us as kids loved a good PB&J sandwich with a big glass of ice cold milk.  

Peanut butter is not some guilt ridden treat only for children. You can still have peanut butter as an adult.  “Prevention” magazine calls peanut butter healthy, filling and a dieters best friend.  

Peanut butter is relatively high in calories, but it is also high in protein.  That will keep you feeling full longer.  

It is also packed with nutrition.  Peanut butter has vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant, bone building magnesium, muscle friendly potassium and immune boosting vitamin B6.

Peanut butter is also full of heart healthy monounsaturated fat.  Bodybuilding.com says peanut butter is one of 10 foods you should eat to banish belly fat. 

A few good reason to reach for the peanut butter the next time you’re at the grocery store.  Just try to grab the most natural kind.

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