Diabetes, Food

Go Nuts With These Nut Butters!

Go Nuts With These Nut Butters!

Spoons at the ready

In case you've been missing out on the craze, nut butters are SUPER. They're a super food, and super delicious. Seed and nut butters naturally contain major health benefits: protein, fiber, healthy fats, and vitamins. Each spread has different, naturally beneficial qualities. But overall, these butters can help with heart health, reduce the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, lower bad cholesterol, and even lower the risk of obesity despite the high fat content - nuts, right?! diabetes management - blood sugar These days, there are lots of nut butters to choose from. Certain varieties are higher in protein and fiber, while others contain more carbohydrates and sugars. When choosing a nut butter, it's important to pick one that that takes a minimalist approach. Meaning, the fewer the ingredients, the better :) Here are some of our favorites, with a look at their specific health perks! Also important to keep in mind: all the butters listed below are super low-carb and low-sugar.   diabetes management - blood glucose
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Mary Elizabeth
Dec 13, 2017

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