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In case you've been missing out on the craze, nut butters are SUPER. They're a super food, and super delicious. Seed and nut butters naturally contain major health benefits: protein, fiber, healthy fats, and vitamins. Each spread has different, naturally beneficial qualities. But overall, these butters can help with heart health, reduce the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, lower bad cholesterol, and even lower the risk of obesity despite the high fat content - nuts, right?!
These days, there are lots of nut butters to choose from. Certain varieties are higher in protein and fiber, while others contain more carbohydrates and sugars. When choosing a nut butter, it's important to pick one that that takes a minimalist approach. Meaning, the fewer the ingredients, the better :) Here are some of our favorites, with a look at their specific health perks! Also important to keep in mind: all the butters listed below are super low-carb and low-sugar.