Diabetes

Year Published: 2013

Journal

British Journal of Nutrition

Authors

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

Methods

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

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.