Mar 25, 2008

Peanut Butter Goodness

Do you like peanut butter? Well, I do! Without anything to eat it with, I love it so much. To those who loves peanut butter, you'll love it more after you read this post and to those who don't, you should think twice or you may lose half of your life. LOL. But here it is ... Peanut Butter Goodness!!!:

Health Benefits

  • It provides protection against cardiovascular disease.

  • It protects against heart disease.

    • By lowering levels of bad cholesterol and controlling body weight. These benefits are more important than ever in older children and teens. The nutrients in peanut butter are healthy for growing bodies.

  • A source of protein, and vitamins B3 and E, peanuts also contain magnesium, folate, dietary fibre and arginine.

  • It contains high levels of an antioxidant called p-coumaric acid.

  • It fights malnutrition in famine-stricken countries.

    • A single pack contains 500 calories, can be stored unrefrigerated for 2 years, and requires no cooking or preparation.

Other Uses

  • A common, simple outdoor bird feeder can be made by coating a pine cone once with peanut butter, then again with birdseed.

  • A folk remedy for the removal of chewing gum from clothing and hair is to apply creamy peanut butter to the gum.

  • Commonly used as a bait for mouse traps.

These information are only based on my researches and I believe that there can be more. But, what you have just read is good enough, right? Happy eating Peanut Butter!! YUMMY!!

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