Healthy Eating: Nut Butters
Most nut butters are rich in healthy monounsaturated fats and can stabilise blood-sugar levels and improve cholesterol and triglycerides, which may reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes and heart diseases. They also contain high amounts of fibre, magnesium, potassium, and vitamin B6.
Let us look at some of the popular kinds of nut butters.
Almond: Is a nutritional powerhouse and can lower cholesterol and reduce diabetes. Besides, it is packed with vitamin E and can also help one loose weight.
Hazelnut: Contains fibre, vitamin B, and magnesium. It also contains one of the lowest amounts of saturated fat.
Cashew: Can prevent weight gain, gallstones and keep bones healthy. It also loaded with phosphorus, zinc and copper.
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