Is Peanut Butter Good For Weight Loss?

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Is Peanut Butter Good For Weight Loss?

Leslie Langevin MS RD

The one thing that makes peanut butter not so great for weight loss is if you’re so obsessed with it, you eat a Costco-size jar half a jar in one day. Although healthy, PB is far from calorie-free! Maybe you enjoy a couple spoonfuls on your banana before a workout, a spoonful in your breakfast smoothie or oatmeal, a huge smear on your toast, and a few more smears on your crackers — that adds up to a ton of calories! Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition says to aim for “no more than two tablespoons in a day, which is almost 200 calories.”  Read more…