Infographic: Peanut butter alternatives
The average American eats 6.6 pounds of peanuts (in various forms) each year, according to the National Peanut Board. However, with a growing population of individuals having peanut allergies, various protein-packed nut butters are also good alternatives to traditional peanut butter.
Lexie Weber, registered dietitian at Advocate Eureka Hospital in Eureka, Ill., shares alternatives:
About the Author
Lynn Hutley, health enews contributor, is coordinator of public affairs and marketing at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and Advocate Eureka Hospital in central Illinois. Having grown up in a family-owned drug store, it is no surprise that Lynn has spent almost 18 years working in the health care industry. She has a degree in human resources management from Illinois State University and is always ready to tackle Trivia Night.