Almond butter vs Peanut butter

Almond butter vs Peanut butter – who is the winner?

Almond butter has become the hipper big sib to peanut butter. But is it more nutritious?

Let’s be clear. While these spreads have made their name as healthy sources of protein, the protein content is minimal. 2 grams per tablespoon at best. That’s less than a third of an egg for 30% more calories.

But almond butter does have some advantages.

But almond butter has oxalates, a problem for people with kidney or gall bladder problems.

Whether peanut or almond butter, remember to purchase one without additives that prevent separation of oil and without extra salt or sugar.


Dr. Adrienne Youdim

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