Peanut Butter races against Nutella to be on breakfast menu

New Delhi: A perfect breakfast would include a glass of cold coffee, an egg on the side and a toast with peanut butter spread! Doesn't this sound divine? Although people devour the flavour of peanut butter, many look for alternatives to replace it from their breakfast menu. A lot of people opt for Nutella over Peanut butter, but, a recent study states that Nutella is bad for the human body and it's consumption should be minimised. Here are 5 reasons why one should switch to peanut butter over Nutella: Greater proteins

Proteins are important for the growth of an individual. It's the basic requirement of the body. A toast with a serving of Nutella will offer 2gm of proteins whereas a peanut butter serving offers 7 gms of proteins. Obviously, there is a huge gap between the two and hence, it's incomparable. Less sugar

A serving of Nutella can fetch you five spoons for sugar. No wonder why it's called a sugar paste. On the other hand, peanut butter constitutes only 1 spoon of sugar. So, all those who are conscious of their sugar levels. Here's an alternative that offers less sugar. Less calories

The people are getting health conscious and hence are keeping a close tab on the calories consumption. Peanut butter has 190 calories as compared to Nutella that has 200 calories. For all those who are conscious of calorie intakes, this might interest you! No MSG

Monosodium Glutamate is an artificial ingredient added to enhance the taste. However, many are allergic to it. Even FDA has issued a warning against the consumption of the same. It causes nausea, headaches, chest pain, vomiting and many such symptoms. Nutella is noted to have a high amount of MSG as compared to Peanut butter. Some brands of peanut butter are absolutely free from MSG. Weight watchers

For all those wanting to shed some extra kilos, peanut butter can be a better friend in the race of losing weight than Nutella. Nutella will make you indulge in the exotic taste of chocolates and raise the scale of your weight, taking you to the heavier side.

(Written By Ishita Kapai)