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Question about peanut butter

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hercules1 Sun 28-Jun-09 18:05:41

Okay, someone said costcos sell skippy peanut butter on a thread so off I popped al excited and bought a huge jar.

Is it naughty or a good idea to occasionally dip my finger in for a scrumptious snack as I figure it's protein, better than having it on bread as a snack, and my mother told me once it has good fat.

I am desperate to lose a stone. Will this snacking help or hinder?

IkeaCatalogue Sun 28-Jun-09 18:07:15

peanut butter is surprisingly good for you

Can't remember why

Om nom nom

brimfull Sun 28-Jun-09 18:09:13

skippy probably has sugar in it though

there are better ones

hercules1 Sun 28-Jun-09 18:10:52

but I've just bought 1.13kg tube. It will be a while before I get to buy an other sort!

brimfull Sun 28-Jun-09 18:12:56

a tube??

not a jar

gross-like a big poo

check the ingredients

Malkuth Sun 28-Jun-09 18:13:14

Pretty much all snacking will hinder, sorry! Also if you dip a finger in you won't know how much you are really having. You would be better using a teaspoon then you can measure it (I have hit the part of losing weight where I can no longer cheat or kid myself!grin)

Malkuth Sun 28-Jun-09 18:14:13

Oh and you could have it on celery as it is low cal but counts towards your 5 (or 10) a day!

hercules1 Sun 28-Jun-09 18:15:30

It's a jar.
90% peanuts then sugar, partially hydrogenated palm oil, salt,peanut oil.

Oh, I am not at that stage yet!

Also had a feast earlier.

brimfull Sun 28-Jun-09 18:17:47

ah mine (have just checked) from sainbos has no sugar

brimfull Sun 28-Jun-09 18:18:16

american stuff always has sugar in it

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