Peanut butter is a food in the "Legumes" category and it is high in fats. It is a food with a high energy density: 100g provide about 29% of the recommended daily energy intake. Peanut butter as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Peanut butter is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is potassium and in 100g it contains enough selenium to provide 73% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is niacin and in 100g it contains enough niacin to provide 82% of the daily requirement.
Glycemic Index: 14/100 (low)
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|Saturated 2||9.52 g||(of recommended max) 48%|
2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended
|Calcium (Ca)||54 mg||4%|
|Iron (Fe)||2 mg||11%|
|Magnesium (Mg)||179 mg||43%|
|Phosphorus (P)||335 mg||27%|
|Potassium (K)||592 mg||13%|
|Sodium (Na)||476 mg||21%|
|Zinc (Zn)||2.67 mg||24%|
|Copper (Cu)||0.571 mg||63%|
|Manganese (Mn)||1.36 mg||59%|
|Selenium (Se)||0.0404 mg||73%|
|Fluoride (F)||0.0031 mg||0%|
|Thiamin (B1)||0.107 mg||9%|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.105 mg||8%|
|Niacin (B3)||13.2 mg||83%|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||1.04 mg||21%|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||0.551 mg||32%|
|Folate (B9)||0.035 mg||9%|
|Vitamin E||5.94 mg||40%|
|Aspartic acid||3.02 g|
|Glutamic acid||5.03 g|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Peanut butter is high in fats.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Niacin. Niacin is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Niacin (B3) helps maintain healthy skin and nerves and it helps lower cholesterol levels.
This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium. Potassium is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.
This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each essential amino acid in relation to the one most present. The most abundant aminoacid is Glutamic Acid.
This graph shows the amount of each essential amino acid (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).