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Peanut vs. Almond: Find Out Which Nut Butter Is Better For You

Aug 26 2016 - 11:15am

Raise your hand if you grew up on Jif or Skippy. Aah, it brings back memories, doesn't it? But now that you're a health-conscious adult, you wouldn't let your bread go near that jar of hydrogenated oil, sugar, and salt. Yep, it's only all-natural peanut butter for you, made simply with the goodness of peanuts. But don't limit yourself to this one smear — nut butters can be made with any type of nut or seed. Whether you pick up a jar or whip up your own, here's a nutritional comparison in case you were wondering how bad your cashew butter addiction really is.

2 Tablespoons Calories Total Fat (grams) Saturated Fat (grams) Carbs (grams) Fiber (grams) Protein (grams) Calcium (milligrams)
Almond Butter 190 [2] 16 1.5 6 4 7 80
Cashew Butter 190 [3] 15 3 10 2 5 20
Cashew, Almond, and Sunflower Seed Butter 188 [4] 15.8 2.2 9 2.2 6 40
Cashew Macadamia Butter 200 [5] 18 3 8 1 4 20
Hazelnut Butter 180 [6] 17 1 5 3 4 40
Macadamia Nut Butter 230 [7] 24 4 4 3 2 20
Peanut Butter 190 [8] 16 2 7 3 8 20
Soy Nut Butter 190 [9] 15 2 6 5 9 30
Sunflower Seed Butter 210 [10] 18 2 4 2 8 20

Source URL
https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Nutritional-Information-Nut-Butters-722886