Dr Oz: Heidi Powell’s 9-Minute Miracle Workout & Almond Butter Recipe

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Now that you have a few of Chris Powell’s delicious miracle recipes to help you lose 20 pounds in 2013, he and Dr. Oz have another miracle in store for you and it takes less than 10 minutes of your time. Read on to find out what it is and how it can help you reach your weight-loss goals.

Dr Oz: Almond Butter Speeds Weight Loss

Dr Oz: Heidi Powell's 9-Minute Miracle Workout & Almond Butter Recipe

Chris Powell says that Iodine is an essential nutrient to help up lose weight faster. It can be found in strawberries, shrimp, and seaweed snacks.


  1. Larry Bee says

    Taking one teaspoon of almond butter seems real conservative, it only adds about 34 calories, 3 grams of fat and 1/3 gram of saturated fat. There is 2/3 gram of protein and 1/3 gram of fiber in one teaspoon of the butter, which wouldn’t seem to make much difference on a daily or annual basis. Spreading one teaspoon on toast seems spartan.

    Did the gentleman mean one tablespoon?

  2. says

    Thought it would interesting to compare butters made with almonds, peanuts and sesame (tahini) on a tablespoon basis:

    Almond: 98
    Peanut 94
    Sesame 89

    Total Fat and Unsaturated Fat
    Almond has 8.1g and 7.4g (0.7g saturated)
    Peanut has 7.6g and 6.0g (1.6g saturated)
    Sesame has 7.7g and 6.6g (1.1g saturated)

    Almond has 3.4g
    Peanut has 4.0g
    Sesame has 2.6g

    Almond has 1.6g
    Peanut has 1.0g
    Sesame has 1.4g

    Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
    Release 25

    Of course, one has to consider other issues such as taste and personal preference, plant sterols, vitamins/minerals and price: 16 ounces of my favorite peanut butter is much less expensive than 16 ounces of almond butter. Interestingly, one of the DrOz shows this past October showcased Tahini (sesame butter) as an important dietary supplement that could help in the effort to turn one’s health around.

  3. Larry Bee says

    Almond butter has some advantages compared to peanut and sesame (tahini) butters, but all three have a number of unique qualities. Personal preference and price also play a part. Back in October the DrOz show identified tahini as an important dietary aid in efforts to improve one’s health (foods that could help one heal).

    Data on food nutrition can be found on the USDA Nutrient Database.

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