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9 Things that you didn’t know about Peanut Butter


Peanut butter is just about good for anything. Apart from satisfying that insatiable hunger, peanut butter is also healthy. Yes, peanut butter weight gain is just a myth.

Now here are 9 more things you did not know about Peanut Butter. Because let’s face it, we can’t get enough of it.

540 Peanuts = One Jar of Peanut Butter

15 Things You Didn't Know About Peanut Butter

That’s just nuts.

When they first started making Peanut Butter, they used more flavourful peanuts.

According to Jon Krampner, author of Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, before the 1960s, the peanuts used were Spanish and Virginia varieties, which were more flavorful. The peanuts used today are called “runners,” and they’re used because they’re cheaper and easier to mass produce.

Harvard Medical School conducted a study that showed regularly eating peanut butter can improve breast health. Eat up!

The study showed that girls between 9 and 15 who ate more peanut butter were 39% less likely to develop benign breast disease by age 30. And benign breast disease often develops into breast cancer.

Men like crunchy, Woman like it smooth

Applies to everything?

You want peanut butter in space? Eat it in a tortilla

Tortilla doesn’t create crumbs that float in a zero gravity environment like a normal bread. An Astronaut had a peanut butter sandwich in a tortilla.

Peanut butter Sandwich Eating World Record currently stands at 6 a minute

Patrick Bertoletti might be the biggest peanut butter fan yet. Do you want to give him a run for his money?

Peanut Butter is Vegan and Gluten-free. Well most of it anyway.

Help save the environment while you eat. Does it get any better?

The largest peanut butter cup weighed a whopping 230 pounds.

It was made in Vermont by The Village Chocolate Shoppe, and held 159.7 pounds of peanut butter.

Peanut butter is good for your dog.

As long as it’s natural and low in sugar, peanut butter is packed with B vitamins, which can help improve their immune systems.