Crunchy Peanut Butter Nutrient Analysis

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 fat
saturated fat
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 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