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16 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Peanut Butter

Eat This, Not That! Logo By © Provided by Eat This, Not That! of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 17: By Grant StoddardThis unassumming sandwich staple has more power than you'd ever believe.In 1884, Canadian Marcellus Gilmore Edson became the first person to patent peanut butter. It’s been a staple in North American homes for the most of the 131 years since, and it’s easy to understand why.Peanut butter is both nutritious and delicious. It pairs well with everything from fruits to chocolate and jelly to celery. High in healthy monounsaturated fats and nutrient-rich, it's one of our favorite foods for weight loss. So how exactly does it promote a flat belly, and what else does PB do to your body? We went to the experts, and some of what they told us could surprise you. And to discover even more stomach-slimming tips, check out these 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism.

16 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Peanut Butter

By Grant Stoddard

This unassumming sandwich staple has more power than you'd ever believe.

In 1884, Canadian Marcellus Gilmore Edson became the first person to patent peanut butter. It’s been a staple in North American homes for the most of the 131 years since, and it’s easy to understand why.

Peanut butter is both nutritious and delicious. It pairs well with everything from fruits to chocolate and jelly to celery. High in healthy monounsaturated fats and nutrient-rich, it's one of our favorite foods for weight loss. So how exactly does it promote a flat belly, and what else does PB do to your body? We went to the experts, and some of what they told us could surprise you. And to discover even more stomach-slimming tips, check out these 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism.

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