There has been lots of talking about peanut butter for diabetes, because of the properties that peanuts have. They are a source of protein and are composed mainly of vegetable fats.
If you are eating peanuts along with the skin, it has, even more, advantages, because the skin contains some nutritional properties as well. What this means is that the healthiest peanut butter must be prepared with natural peanuts.
Peanut butter for diabetes
One, 25-gram serving of peanuts will provide 13 grams of fats and six grams of protein. The fats that it provides are mostly monounsaturated fats, which benefit the blood vessels and the heart.
It has also been found that peanut butter is used for the control of diabetes. The reason that it can do that is that it contains fiber and proteins. Peanut butter can also stabilize the levels of the glucose in the blood.
It also contains resveratrol food, which is a component that works as a natural antioxidant.
Because of these characteristics, we are going to present you with a homemade recipe that will show you how to make your own peanut butter, and get all of these amazing health benefits.
- Two cups of cleaned and peeled, natural peanuts
- A pinch of sea salt
- One teaspoon of chia seeds
- Olive oil
- Honey (this one is optional)
How to prepare it:
You need to heat the peanuts in a pan and keep heating them until you notice that they begin to change their color. Then blend them, which will make the peanuts release its natural oils. Then, take a bowl, add the blended peanuts and two teaspoons of olive oil. Mix the two ingredients until you get a homogenous mixture. Add the salt and one teaspoon of chia seeds. If you want to improve the flavor of the mixture, you can add some honey. Then place this mixture in your fridge.
Peanuts are also a rich source of minerals like zinc, potassium, iron, phosphorous, and vitamins C, E, and B7. If you consume this homemade peanut butter, you will notice that your skin, nails, and hair will look much healthier.