The timing on Melanie’s weekly post came just when I needed it. My son has been asking me about “NUTELLA” he says he’s heard it tastes really good (I wonder who he is having these conversations with??)and wanted me to pick some up. Well, is NUTELLA something I should get my son into the habit of eating? Let’s see what Melanie Jatsek, dietitian/nutritionist/author has to say:
In case you haven’t noticed, I am not one to tell you to not eat a particular food—no matter how many grams of sugar are in it. When you restrict a food, you assign it power. When food has power, it wins! Now of course certain foods are more supportive of your health than others, and while you should focus on building your meals around these foods, really, all foods do fit.
Nutella fans, you may breathe a sigh of relief—I’m not about to burst your Nutella bubble. I do, however, want to clear up one thing about your favorite spread:
It is NOT the same as peanut butter!
I know, I know, the very first few letters spell ‘NUT’…but it still doesn’t even come close to peanut butter.
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