Peanut butter is produced by grinding the roasted peanuts to get a smooth paste.
Almond butter is made by grinding whole roasted almonds to form a paste.
Almond and peanut butter share almost the same calorie content. Usually, one serving provides around 200 calories.
Peanut butter wins an extra point for its protein content compared to almond butter, as peanuts are higher in protein than almonds.
Almond and peanut butter are good sources of heart health-boosting monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA). Both do not cause any harm if consumed in moderation.
There is not much difference in the carbohydrate content of almond and peanut butter. One serving of unsweetened butter provides approximately 6-7 grams of carbs.
Almond butter scores an extra point due to its high dietary fiber content compared to peanut butter.
Which is healthier?