Updated on 10/05/2021 05:09 pm
Those who eat a healthy diet know that there are fats that cannot be completely eliminated. These are the so-called ‘good’, which are essential in our diet, such as olive oil or nuts. With this product you can prepare different recipes, like the delicious peanut butter mousse.
“Nuts have a high energy content and a significant amount of unsaturated fatty acids and fiber. There are studies that show that 30-50g of nuts a day positively interfere with health and even help to lose weight in a healthy way “, explains Saray Fornés, head of R + D + i of nut & me.
This type of food is highly energetic and highly recommended for athletes and people who tend to exercise or do constant physical effort. In addition, they strengthen our body and our cardiovascular health and have an important satiating effect, which avoids the temptation to snack between meals.
“By consuming nuts we displace the consumption of other unhealthy foods that contain sugars, oils and other ultra-processed ingredients that cause blood sugar to rise”, adds the specialist. In addition, they contain antioxidants and phytosterols, which work by blocking the absorption of cholesterol. It also has vitamins A, E, C, B and they provide a large amount of minerals.
One way to consume the nuts is in the version of spreads that can also be ingested by children under 1 year of age. Butters such as peanut, almond, hazelnut, sesame, cashew, among others, have become a trend these days, due to their versatility to prepare desserts, add to a breakfast bowl, dip with some fruit, add a touch different from salty snacks or as an ingredient in delicious cakes.
If you haven’t tried it yet, here we share a recipe by @ ketoholic.peru so you can start including them in your diet:
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup cream cheese
- 1/4 cup sweetener
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
- Candied peanuts
- In a bowl, whisk together the peanut butter, cream cheese, vanilla and sweetener.
- In another bowl, beat the cream until it rises.
- Mix gently and put in a glass, decorate. Refrigerate until serving.