Secrets of Peanut Butter and How it’s Made

the average child eats 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the time they graduate high school easy to eat and high in protein there’s no doubt peanut butter is a popular item to spread on bread today almost 120 million jars of Skippy peanut butter are sold annually that’s about four jars every second in other words Skippy produces enough peanut butter each year to make two billion peanut butter and jelly sandwiches Skippy has been making peanut butter since 1933 but the idea for this popular sandwich bread dates back much earlier peanut butter was invented in 1890 by an unknown st. Louis physician who was trying to come up with something for his patients see that’s a high-protein easy to digest food something when they couldn’t eat meat they could get proteins through peanuts but there’s something you should know about this nutty spread peanuts aren’t actually nuts they’re actually a Legum they contain the properties of both

the bean or lentil and tree nuts in Little Rock Arkansas machines pop out over a million pounds of Skippy peanut butter each week rail cars deliver shelled peanuts to the factory each railcar holds over 195 thousand pounds they move into giant silos before heading to the roaster – check this out a waterfall of peanuts flows off the conveyor belt at a rate of 18,000 an hour next stop the Blanchard the planter uses gentle friction similar to holding some peanuts in your hands rubbing them together the skins fall right off after a quick soak it’s time for a bumpy ride down a vibrating belt to shake off any remaining skins next machines soar through the masses one by one only the best are used in Skippy peanut butter giant blades now grind the peanuts into a coarse paste workers test the mixture to make sure it’s the correct color each jar of peanut butter

involves over 30 quality tests up next machines at sugar salt and other ingredients to prevent oil from separating from the peanut taste the mixture moves to a mixing kettle and stirs for a few minutes then a second set of grinders works their magic it rotates at over 9000 rpm and takes tiny micro slices if you will often off of each and every peanut this creates that smooth creamy peanut butter texture meanwhile an army of plastic jars marched to the filling station depositors fill the clear containers at turbo speed up to 250 jars each minute machines cap the containers and then the jars receive the famous hippie labels Skippy’s the world’s largest seller of peanut butter we sell it in roughly 100 countries at homes across the country kids love to pack in the peanut flavor between two slices of bread creamy or chunky crushed or no crush there’s nothing quite like the peanut butter sandwich you

 

peanut butter is a pace made from dry roasted peanuts this paste is generally used as a spread on toaster sandwiches peanuts a type of ground nuts belonged to the family of Foote Bay CA and species of Iraqis hypo GA the plant itself is small in which the branch of the flower touches the ground and grows underneath it is thought to have originated in the American continent and through Spanish travellers it was spread all over the world unlike costly nuts such as cashew nuts pistachio nuts almonds and walnuts peanuts are low cost nuts that offer similar benefits peanut butter nutrition according to the USDA national nutrient database peanut butter is a healthy food that is full of nutrients such as proteins carbohydrates monounsaturated fatty acids folate niacin pantothenic acid paroxetine riboflavin thiamine vitamin E vitamin C vitamin A

sodium magnesium calcium manganese phosphorus selenium copper iron and zinc peanuts contain no saturated fats and can be consumed on a regular basis they only contain unsaturated fats this is good news for people who fear to gain weight by consuming peanuts peanuts actually help you to lose weight health benefits of peanut butter apart from its great taste peanut butter has vital nutrients that are essential for the body the health benefits of this tasty butter include the following number one rich source of protein peanut butter 100 grams contains a high amount of protein 25 to 30 grams proteins that we eat are broken down into amino acids which are then utilized in each and every cell for repairing and building

the body number 2 lowers cholesterol levels a 2016 research paper published in the Journal of Food Science and Technology has revealed that peanuts are an excellent source of compounds like resveratrol phenolic acids flavonoids and phytosterols that completely stopped the absorption of cholesterol from the diet the fat content risk the unsaturated fats and peanut butter helped to lower bad cholesterol levels low-density lipoprotein and promote the circulation of good cholesterol high density lipoprotein number three prevents type 2 diabetes consuming peanut butter can also be beneficial in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes peanuts contain not only protein but also unsaturated fats unsaturated fats have been noted to improve insulin sensitivity research into peanut butter consumption and diabetes shows that a higher intake of peanut butter and other nuts lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes number 4 good source of vitamins peanut butter contains many vitamins that are good for our body to function properly vitamin A

found in it is helpful for eyesight while vitamin C helps to boost the immune system and heals simple ulcers faster on the other hand the vitamin E found in peanut butter is a very important micronutrient needed by our body to dissolve complex fatty acid structures and fat blockages in the arteries number 5 antioxidant properties peanut butter contains antioxidant properties due to the presence of folate niacin pantothenic acid pyridoxine riboflavin and thiamine one of the antioxidants found in it is resveratrol resveratrol is a polyphonic antioxidant which may help in controlling chronic diseases number 6 prevents cancer according to Carol s finke Karen C Chan Arthur C downy a tall study report published in the nutrition and cancer journal peanut butter contains B sitosterol a phytosterols it has a great property of fighting against cancer particularly colon prostate and breast cancers peanuts and its products such as peanut oil and peanut butter are ideal sources of phytosterols number seven regulates blood sugar levels peanut butter is a good source of magnesium

 

 

 

170 milligrams per 100 grams this makes up for 42% of the daily recommended value of magnesium magnesium has an important role to play in muscle bone and immunity development in the body magnesium also helps in regulating blood sugar levels and blood pressure its presence in our body helps in more than 300 biochemical reactions that are extremely important for our survival number eight high in potassium butter contains potassium 70 milligrams per 100 grams that acts as an electrolyte and is a fluid balancing element in the body cardiovascular system in effect potassium is a heart-friendly element that is found in high quantities and peanut butter number 9

reduce risk of gall stones gall stones a major health risk in developed countries is caused by being overweight crash diets certain types of cholesterol drugs and birth control pills a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on peanuts and nut consumption relating to the risk of gall stones was undertaken and the results of the study showed that over a period of two decades women who consumed peanut butter and nuts on a regular basis had reduced their risk of developing gall stones number 10 rich in dietary fiber peanuts and peanut butter are both high in dietary fiber one cup or approximately 125 grams of peanuts and peanut butter has 12 grams and 20 grams

 

fatty acid structures and fat blockages in the arteries number 5 antioxidant properties peanut butter contains antioxidant properties due to the presence of folate niacin pantothenic acid pyridoxine riboflavin and

thiamine one of the antioxidants found in it is resveratrol resveratrol is a polyphonic antioxidant which may help in controlling chronic diseases number 6 prevents cancer according to Carol s

finke Karen C Chan Arthur C downy a tall study report published in the nutrition and cancer journal peanut butter contains B sitosterol a phytosterols it has a great property

of fighting against cancer particularly colon prostate and breast cancers peanuts and its products such as peanut oil and peanut butter are ideal sources of phytosterols number seven regulates blood

sugar levels peanut butter is a good source of magnesium 170 milligrams per 100 grams this makes up for 42% of the daily recommended value of magnesium magnesium has an

important role to play in muscle bone and immunity development in the body magnesium also helps in regulating blood sugar levels and blood pressure its presence in our body helps

in more than 300 biochemical reactions that are extremely important for our survival number eight high in potassium butter contains potassium 70 milligrams per 100 grams that acts as an

 

put any pressure either on the blood or on the cardiovascular system in effect potassium is a heart-friendly element that is found in high quantities and peanut butter number 9

reduce risk of gall stones gall stones a major health risk in developed countries is caused by being overweight crash diets certain types of cholesterol drugs and birth control pills

a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on peanuts and nut consumption relating to the risk of gall stones was undertaken and the results of the study

showed that over a period of two decades women who consumed peanut butter and nuts on a regular basis had reduced their risk of developing gall stones number 10 rich

in dietary fiber peanuts and peanut butter are both high in dietary fiber one cup or approximately 125 grams of peanuts and peanut butter has 12 grams and 20 grams

such as constipation diabetes and various heart diseases thanks for watching don’t forget to like share and subscribe to our channel to stay updated with our videos of food and

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