Acute and second-meal effects of peanuts on glycaemic response and appetite in obese women with high type 2 diabetes risk: a randomised cross-over clinical trial

Year Published: 2013


Br J Nutr


Reis CE, Ribeiro DN, Costa NM, Bressan J, Alfenas RC, Mattes RD


This study looked at the effect of eating peanuts/peanut butter with a meal on satiety, appetite, and food intake in 15 obese women with type 2 diabetes.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Results showed that adding peanut butter to breakfast moderated blood glucose levels, increased satiety, and reduced the desire to eat. The authors contributed this result to possibly being from the lipid profile of peanut butter that helps with satiety.