• Protein Versus Healthy Fats The Role of Nuts

    Peanuts lower cholesterol

    Protein. Just the word speaks of bodybuilders at Gold’s Gyms in California, the home of Arnold, the king of all that is ripped muscle. Those bodybuilders (and bodybuilders today) thrived off protein and talked up its virtues: It repaired muscles, replenished muscles, led to bigger and more powerful muscles.

    Protein to the layperson seems associated with that. Protein comes in the form of meat, protein comes in the form of chicken, protein comes in the form of eggs. All that bodybuilder stuff. But protein can come from numerous sources, one of which is hardly well known for its protein power: peanut butter.

    Peanut butter has many statistics associated with it that show how powerful this nut is. It has tons of protein power per gram, with healthy fats thrown in. It’s not nearly as unhealthy Continue Reading