15 Things You Didn't Know About Peanut Butter
Can you guess if America prefers crunchy or creamy?
Sales numbers have shown that people who live on the East Coast prefer smooth, while people on the West Coast prefer their peanut butter crunchy.
Of all the peanut butter sold in the U.S. though, 80% is smooth, while only 17% is crunchy.
To make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter, you need 540 peanuts.
When peanut butter was first made, it used different, more flavorful peanuts.
Eat up! Studies have shown that peanut butter can lower cholesterol, prevent type 2 diabetes, and aid in weight loss.
And a Harvard Medical School study showed that regularly eating peanut butter can improve your breast health. (Huzzah!)
In order to eat a peanut butter sandwich in space, you have to eat it on a tortilla.
The world record for peanut butter and jelly sandwich eating is six in one minute.
In small amounts, peanut butter is actually good for your pooch.
But the largest peanut butter cup of all time weighed in at 230 pounds.
And MOST IMPORTANTLY, Reese's is pronounced "REES-IS" and not "REE-SEES."
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