Nut butters and oils are a great addition to your diet to deliver a great source of essential healthy fats. Whether you’re optimising health, training in the gym or trying to lose weight healthy fats are important for your nutrition. Our raw vegan organic nut butters & coconut oil are a great source of omega-3 & MCTs for health. To find out more about our nut butter range click Read More.
Our healthy nut butters and oils include the top UK brand Pip & Nut! Pip & Nut are a great nut butter brand that offer a range of delicious products. Their naturally nutritious nut butters are made from just roasted nuts and sea salt with no added sugars or preservatives. And that also means these nut butters are free of palm oil! Pip & Nut offer the best nut butters not only because they are all natural, but also because of their delicious taste, variation and flavours. So why not try a nut butter today – we stock crunchy and smooth peanut butter, almond butter and coconut chocolate hazelnut butter!
Peanut butter is a popular choice when it comes to fitness food fanatics. But is your shop bought peanut butter healthy? Many peanut butters contain added palm oil, hydrogenated fats and oils and sugars such as corn syrup. These additives can compromise your weight loss goals and also offer unhealthy ingredients that are bad for health. But natural peanut butter like pip and nut offer all the health benefits using just nuts and salt.
When it comes to nut butters and oils there are tons of health benefits. Peanut butter is a great source of natural protein, fat, fibre and vitamins and minerals. This combined with a healthy source of mono and poly unsaturated fat lowers cholesterol, blood pressure and heart disease risk. Not only this, but the combination of fibre fat and protein also helps to lower blood sugar and decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes. In addition, these nutrients along with magnesium and vitamin E can support the bones and muscles. Selenium and vitamin B also act to induce fat metabolism and increase energy – so peanut butter is great for a sustained energy release.
And it doesn’t just stop there – peanut butter is also great for weight loss. With healthy fats and essential omega-3 peanut butter can supress hunger so you eat less!
Pip & Nut almond butter is delicious, naturally crunchy and have no artificial additives. These almonds are simply roasted and blended with salt to create a tasty creamy nut butter.
Almonds are great for snacking and adding to your diet with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. An almond butter is even more delicious and can be easily added to shakes, rice cakes, toast and porridge. Our almond butter is great as a snack and for health full of vitamin E, B, Manganese, magnesium, Phosphorus, Calcium and Iron! The source of healthy Fat and Fibre also helps make a healthy heart and decreases cholesterol. By getting a good source of essential unsaturated fatty acids the body can function at its best and give you a great source of energy. Not only this but the manganese, copper and vitamin B2 in almond butter are also essential for energy production.
In addition almond butter is a source of potassium and magnesium to promote blood, oxygen and nutrient flow for a healthy blood pressure and heart. Similarly to peanut butter the macronutrient ratio in almond butter helps stabilise blood sugar so your energy is sustained without a crash. Moreover, its low GI means it’s a healthy snack for people with diabetes.
The next addition to our nut butters and oils will can make dreams come true. Are you looking for a delicious healthy chocolate spread? Love Nutella? Well the Pip & Nut coconut chocolate hazelnut butter does not disappoint! This delicious nut butter is a sweet spreadable dream that uses only natural ingredients to give you the perfect nutty and chocolaty taste. Get all the benefits of cocoa and hazelnuts in one spoonful!
Like other nut butters, hazelnut butter is a great source of healthy unsaturated fats and omega-6. Hazelnuts are a great tasting nut full of vitamins and minerals, protein and fibre. These nutrients include manganese, copper, vitamin E, B, K, C magnesium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, calcium and zinc. Being high in protein, fat and fibre means hazelnut butter can improve digestive enzymes and keep you fuller for longer. This means you’ll not only get a sweet healthy snack but you won’t overeat and will stay satisfied for longer.
In our healthy nut butters and oils range we offer a great organic coconut oil from Cocofina. Coconut oil, unlike nut butters is actually high in saturated fats – not unsaturated. But these saturated fats aren’t your unhealthy fats found in processed food they are what’s called MCTs, medium chain triglycerides. Our raw cold pressed coconut oil has tons of uses from cooking & baking to skin and hair treatment and it’s great for health!
MCT fatty acids found in coconut oil have a range of health benefits, firstly they help convert bad cholesterol into good cholesterol, helping keep your heart healthy! Not only that, but coconut oil is great for losing weight helping to mobilise fat metabolism and increase metabolic rate, using fatty acids for energy. This healthy oil also improves digestion and strengthens thyroid, endocrine and immune system function. It does this through the nutrients it provides and is high in lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, which have antibacterial properties. This means it can help your gut bacteria and prevent indigestion!
And there’s more… coconut oil is also great to be used outside of the body! The oils contained are great for conditioning and promoting hair health. By using coconut oil as a leave in conditioner your hair can be healthier and shiny through a reduced protein loss. Also if you want soft supple skin – coconut oil can help. It’s great for skin and 100% natural so no fragrances or chemicals that can be absorbed into your skin. Coconut oil moisturises and can also act as skin treatment for psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema.