Peanut butter and bread are most probably one of the standard go-to meals of every Indian household. The reason behind this is not only it is really easy to make but at the same time, it is very tasty too. So, if you are a regular office goer then it is pretty easy to make. Sometimes people prefer carrying peanut butter bread as tiffin also. For bachelors, peanut butter bread is a lifesaver. With this much usefulness, this has become a no-substitute meal. But, the only problem with peanut butter is that it is highly calorie dense. Because of this in every meal, we can unnoticeably consume around 500+ calories. Now suppose you are on a weight loss journey or someone who has a daily calorie budget. You can not prefer to waste so much of their calorie in just one meal but at the same time, you love peanut butter. In that case, you need peanut butter for weight loss, something which is less in calories and with better nutrients.
Now there are a lot of brands that sell peanut butter but not all are for people on a diet. You should be choosing a peanut butter that is less in calories, rich in healthy fat, and at the same time high in protein. Here fewer calories allow you quantity, healthy fats to promote your body energy and support cell function, and high protein to help in feeding the hunger. In the following article, we pick all the brands according to all these. Our main priority will be calories and then the other two nutrients. Here are the top 5 Peanut Butter for Weight Loss in India.
1. MuscleBlaze High Protein Natural Peanut Butter with Whey Protein Concentrate (Unflavoured)
The reason behind giving MuscleBlaze’s peanut butter the top spot in all Indian brands is its calorie, protein, and fat ratio. All over this brand is providing the best possible amount of nutrients. MuscleBlaze High Protein Natural Peanut Butter is providing a whopping 37g of protein per 100g with only 578.7 calories. Along with that, the healthy fat amount is around 40g, which makes it the best option for breakfast. It is filled with a high amount of macronutrients which is necessary as the first meal of the day. In India, the price of a 340g pack of this is 299 rupees.
2. The Butternut Co. Protein Peanut Butter Classic
With almost the same amount of calories amount, The Butternut Co. protein peanut butter is placed 2nd. This peanut butter has 578 calories per 100g. The main reason behind getting the second spot is its protein amount. Per 100g the protein amount in this brand is around 32g. Along with that the fat content of the jar is 38g. This one is a bitter cheaper option with a price of 490 rupees for a 1kg jar in the Indian market. It makes the product best for students.
3. MY FITNESS High Protein Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter
MY FITNESS’s protein peanut butter gets 3rd place as the best Indian weight loss peanut butter brand. The main reason behind getting 3rd spot is its higher calorie per 100g. The 1kg jar has 585 calories with a protein intake of 30g/100g, slightly below Butternut Co. The box comes in 3 different flavors, with a price of 649 rupees (1kg pack). This peanut butter has 36 grams of fat in it.
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4. Pintola HIGH Protein Peanut Butter (ORGANIC JAGGERY)
Pintola’s protein peanut butter stands at the 4th spot. The 1kg pack will cost you around 599 rupees. The pack has 610 calories per 100g with a protein amount of 35g and fat of 38g. The reason behind listing it at the 4th spot is mainly the calories. As someone whose aim is weight loss, this one should be their main concern. Keeping that in mind Pintola’s peanut butter got this place.
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5. Saffola Fittify Whey Protein – Dark Chocolaty – Peanut Butter
This place may be deserved by any other brand but Saffola had to get this place as it is a more trusted brand in India. Though the calories and protein amount are way higher than any other brands in this list but price wise it is really affordable. This is its main advantage. The 1kg unsweetened pack cost 325 rupees only, whereas the flavored 200g pack will cost around 199 rupees. The shown dark chocolate pack has around 624 calories with 28.7 grams of protein in it.
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How to eat peanut butter to lose weight?
Now as you have an idea about the top 5 peanut butter for weight loss in India you should be aware that only substituting this with regular peanut butter is not going to help you. To lose weight, you have to go into a deficit either by burning calories or eating less. For that, I have written a blog on how you can stick to a low-calorie diet which you can check out.
This article is written by Suvadeep Paul.