Peanut Butter is a healthy option to meet daily protein requirement: Dr. Uday Mohan

Lucknow: Peanut Butter – Internationally acclaimed health food is not only loved by children but among consumers across all age groups. Peanut Butter is healthy, filling and dieters’ best friend. It has several health benefits including enviable combination of fibre and protein, which makes it filling, so you don’t end up eating junk food.

Sharing his views on Peanut Butter, IDA Lucknow head and King George Hospital’s senior faculty, Dr. Uday Mohan says, “Peanut Butter is a healthy option to meet your daily protein requirement. Additionally it is easily digestible, high in energy, good fats and nutrients without any downsides. I recommend peanut butter as a tasty and healthy alternative to people across all age groups for complete nutrition everyday”.

The product is not just confined to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, but there is more that everyone should know. Whether straight from the jar or in the form of peanut butter rolls or just a classic peanut butter and banana smoothie, you can use peanut butter in everything from tiffin to snacks and main courses.

Science of Peanut Butter:

  1. Peanut butter has high contents of monounsaturated fats, which can help reduce levels of bad cholesterol. It is also completely devoid of trans-fats and cholesterol.
  2. Peanut Butter has high levels of protein (25g/100g), contributing significantly to higher physical endurance and muscle development.
  3. It also has good contents of fibre (5g/100g); folates; and resveratrol, a component reputed to be anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic
  4. Peanut Butter is vitamin-packed with thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2) niacin (vitamin B3) and vitamin E. It is also naturally mineral-rich in copper, magnesium, potassium and zinc
  5. Peanut butter provides same benefits as derived from consuming nuts such as lowering risk for coronary heart diseases and diabetes


    Dr Uday Mohan briefing media about peanut butter in Lucknow

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