Bread and Jam v/s Bread and Peanut Butter
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By Shifa Fatima, MSc.,

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Apoorva T, MHM.

Reviewed: May 22, 2022

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The Better Choice Experiment


1. Bread with Jam

2. Bread with Peanut Butter

Experiment Question

Bread with Jam OR Bread with Peanut Butter?

Experiment Answer

Bread with Peanut Butter

Peanut butter has good fats and less carbs as compared to jam which is a fruit concentrate with sugar. Bread is high in GI too. So, the combination of peanut butter with bread has less glycemic load as compared to bread with jam.

Scientific Rationale


Bread can frequently be high in carbs, and loaded with void calories. Eliminating it completely is never a long-term option. Better choices can be essential for a great feast plan. Whole Grain Bread or any bread having entire grains discharge cheerful chemicals in the cerebrum. Brown bread can deliver serotonin, a synapse that benefits bliss and health. Besides, it additionally permits you to rest better and diminishes hypertension.

Peanut Butter

Peanuts are known to be low in carbohydrates, they do not affect weight and might also work to reduce weight in certain people. Here are the nutrition values present in two tablespoons (32 grams) of peanut butter

Calories – 188

Protein – 7.7gms

Carbs – 6.9gms (of which sugar – 2.6gms and fiber – 2.7gms)

Saturated fat – 2.4gms

Unsaturated fat – 7.4gms

Monounsaturated fat – 4.5gms

Calcium – 14mg

Iron – 0.6mg

Magnesium – 51mg

Phosphorous – 102mg

Potassium – 238mg

Sodium – 156mg

Zinc – 0.9mg

Also know about are peanuts good for diabetes.

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