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Nut Butters- Protein or Fat?

Peanut butter does not count as your primary protein. 

Yes, peanut butter/nut butters do contain protein, but it’s not equal to that of other proteins such as eggs, chicken, beef, tofu, etc. Instead, nut butters count towards your recommended 2-3 tbsp of fat per meal, a vital part of a balanced diet. As a Registered Dietitian and Diabetes educator, Whitness Nutrition is here to talk about all things peanut butter health