Eating Peanut Butter/Peanuts at Breakfast Helps Control Hunger and Blood Sugar All Day

Aug 24, 2013 | Weight Maintenance

A new study, released in the current British Journal of Nutrition,showed that consuming peanut butter or peanuts for breakfast can control blood sugar throughout most of the day, even after eating a high carbohydrate lunch. In addition to this “Second Meal Effect”, peanuts and peanut butter caused a significant reduction in the desire to eat for up to 12 hours and a significant increase in the secretion of the hormone PYY that promotes satiety and feelings of fullness.

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Printable information sheet on peanuts and hunger maintenance.

Food For Thought booklet on peanuts and hunger maintenance.