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Why is regular peanut butter better than low-fat peanut butter?

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  • ADr. Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    When you take the fat out of peanut butter, there needs to be something added back in to make it taste good. Low-fat peanut butter has added sweeteners, such as the fine sugar used to make icing. Every tablespoon of reduced-fat peanut butter has a teaspoon of sugar in it. It’s better to go for the real thing. Just be careful about portion size.
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