How many carbs are in peanut butter?


Quick Answer

There are 8 grams of carbohydrates in 2 tablespoons of name-brand creamy peanut butter. The same amount of carbohydrates is found in 2 tablespoons of name-brand, extra-crunchy peanut butter.

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Some diets include slow-burning carbohydrates like peanuts as an allowed food, or weight loss tool to keep the body full longer. Peanut butter does contain saturated fat and sodium, but it is still considered a healthy food because the levels of saturated fat and sodium are low. Multiple studies show that people who eat peanut butter regularly are less likely to develop heart disease or type 2 diabetes in their lifetime.

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