View Full Version : Peanutt butter and Jelly sandwiches good for you or bad?


starkiller
10-02-2010, 03:48 PM
I eat them because I'm lead to believe their pretty good for you and that the fat in peanut butter is considered good fat. Is that true or a myth? I know the Jelly is probably the worst part of the sandwich that or the bread since the jelly probably has bad sugars in it.

Jack3d
10-02-2010, 05:26 PM
Not horrible but then again not great either.

It's one of the best Post-Weigh in snacks, IMO.

Aperion
10-04-2010, 10:38 AM
It can be a great food to eat, it depends on what kind of peanut butter, jelly and bread you use. The peanut butter has to be natural, the natural kind which is usually requires some stirring. Just get fruit jelly, with no added sugar. Whole wheat bread too, with no corn syrup added (or whatever they call it these days). Check your ingredients. I love BP&J.

mrboxer
10-04-2010, 11:05 AM
i eat them daily,very tasty:boxing:

Clegg
10-04-2010, 12:56 PM
Not bad for you like junk food, but not something to eat if you're looking to lose weight IMO, unless the rest of your diet is real good.

Starchy carbs from bread, sugar from jelly, and a lot of peanut butter has sugar as well.

Tomislav III
10-04-2010, 10:49 PM
Peanut butter will make it very difficult for you to move around in weight. It seems to stick in your system for a long time and it will probably gum up in your colon. Best stick to actual peanuts.

Soju
10-06-2010, 09:14 AM
^How different do you think peanut butter and actual peanuts look after you've chewed and swallowed? Why would it gum up your colon? The mind boggles.

Willy Wanker
10-06-2010, 09:25 AM
good for your health definitely. but there better options.

pb and jelly sandwiches are probably the healthiest thing i eat. the only vegetables i eat on are in my cheeseburger.

Bullrush
10-06-2010, 09:34 AM
its the combinaiton of peanut butter, jelly and bread. and yeah its pretty bad especially if you eat it all the time. its still sugar, fat and lots of carbs. go ahead and tell yourself its good fat and good sugar and good carbs all you want :theyareon
its like smoking pot instead of cigarettes and then arguing that its healthier than smoking cigarettes

starkiller
10-06-2010, 04:10 PM
its the combinaiton of peanut butter, jelly and bread. and yeah its pretty bad especially if you eat it all the time. its still sugar, fat and lots of carbs. go ahead and tell yourself its good fat and good sugar and good carbs all you want :theyareon
its like smoking pot instead of cigarettes and then arguing that its healthier than smoking cigarettes

I don't think your analogy was quite correct. I don't think its as bad as you made it out to be.

THE REED™
10-06-2010, 04:13 PM
Lot of carbs in the bread, sugar in the jelly and fat in the peanut butter...

It's not bad like a cheeseburger, but not good like a grilled chicken sandwich..

Of course you can use whole wheat bread, sugar free jelly, and low fat peanut butter, so it depends on what particulars you are using.

D.I.E.S.E.L
10-06-2010, 04:15 PM
its not bad for you perse but its not something that should be eaten daily. If you like it, eat it twice a week at most.

THE REED™
10-06-2010, 04:16 PM
its not bad for you perse but its not something that should be eaten daily. If you like it, eat it twice a week at most.

Pretty much... it's definitely not like munching fries and burgers every day, but it's still high in fat and calories..

D.I.E.S.E.L
10-06-2010, 04:19 PM
my cheat food weekly is 1 jelly 1 glazed donut. I get that once a week from DD. Besides that I eat whatever I want

THE REED™
10-06-2010, 04:20 PM
How is that your cheat food if you eat whatever you want?

D.I.E.S.E.L
10-06-2010, 04:25 PM
Cause I don't eat junk. Eating whatever I want doesn't mean junk, when I do eat junk its basically on a monthly basis; usually either a tasty NYC pizza or some Wendys

THE REED™
10-06-2010, 04:29 PM
I hate you.... If i Eat anything other than chicken and veggies I gain weight..

I am forced to stay in the gym every day or suffer the fatness lol

MeccaOfBoxing
10-06-2010, 06:01 PM
I hate you.... If i Eat anything other than chicken and veggies I gain weight..

I am forced to stay in the gym every day or suffer the fatness lol

So do you just eat healthly all year round? Or still eat junk, but just hit the gym every day & burn it off?

Earl Hickey
10-06-2010, 07:14 PM
As others have said, not the worst thing you could eat, get wholegrain bread, low fat pb and organic jelly and not too bad