We have all read that peanuts are a heart healthy snack, but the literature speaks of peanuts not peanut butter with addded oils and added sugar. Read your peanut butter ingredient list. Are there more than 2 ingredients? If so, consider switching to the real thing to get your dose of peanuts.
1. Try making your own peanut butter at the health food store. You just put the peanuts in the machine and get peanut butter made of peanuts only!!!
2. Whole Foods 365 Brand Peanut Butter (ingredients are peanuts and salt).
3. Smucker’s Natural Peanut Butter (ingredients are peanut and salt).