Is peanut butter okay to eat if you have diabetes?
Peanut butter provides some protein and is a good source of healthy unsaturated fats. Peanut butter can vary in how many grams carbohydrate it has per serving, so make sure you check the nutrition label on the brand that you buy. That will help you in determining how to count it in your meal plan.
Regardless of the type of peanut butter you buy, portion control is extremely important since all peanut butter high in calories. There are almost 200 calories in just 2 tablespoons! The calories can add up quickly if you’re not careful. So, be conscious of portion sizes and be sure to check nutrition labels when you choose this food.
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