Crunch Peanut Butter Nutrient Analysis – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

(one serving=2 tablespoons of peanut butter)

Nutrient Percent Daily Value* (amount) Importance
Calories 10% (190 calories) Energy!
Protein 13% (8g) Needed to repair body tissues and develop new ones, to maintain fluid levels and to make antibodies which ward off disease and infection.
Fiber 8% (2g) Fiber reduces the risk of some types of cancer, helps control blood sugar levels and may help reduce the level of cholesterol in your blood.
Total Fat
unsaturated
saturated
24% (16g)
29% (13g)
13% (3g)
Most concentrated source of energy in the diet. Carries fat soluble vitamins such as A, D and E and helps maintain healthy skin.
Vitamin E 22% (2mg) Vital antioxidant which protects Vitamin A and body’s cells and tissues from damage. Important for the immune system. May aid in the prevention of tumor growth.
Niacin 24% (4mg) Important in the release of energy from the food we eat and the maintenance of healthy skin, the nervous system and the digestive tract.
Folate 7.5% (30mcg) Important for the development of new cells, particularly during growth and pregnancy.
Vitamin B6 8% (0.15mg) Makes and breaks down proteins and makes red blood cells used to transport oxygen in the body.
Thiamin (B1) 3% (0.04mg) Needed to ensure normal functioning of the nervous system, appetite and digestion.
Riboflavin (B2) 2% (0.04mg) Releases energy from the food we eat, helps skin stay healthy and assists in the normal functioning of the eyes.
Magnesium 15% (52mg) Important in the building of bones and teeth, creation of protein, transmission of nerve impulses and maintenance of body temperature.
Phosphorus 13% (104mg) Component of all soft tissues. Fundamental to growth and maintenance of bones and teeth.
Copper 9% (0.17mg) Important to the formation of hemoglobin, health of bones, blood vessels and nerves.
Potassium 7% (244mg) Needed to ensure the body’s water balance and create protein. Helps release energy from nutrients. Aids in nerve impulse transmission.
Iron 6% (0.62mg) Aids in the transport and distribution of oxygen in the body’s cells.
Zinc 6% (0.91mg) Aids in the formation of protein, wound healing, blood formation, taste perception, appetite, and night vision.
Calcium 2% (13mg) Needed for the development and maintenance of healthy bones and teeth.

*based on 2,000 calories