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Grocery Shopping Showdown

  • By Matthew Kadey, M.S., R.D.
  • Published Nov 12, 2012
  • Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 4:13 PM UTC
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Almond butter vs. peanut butter

The champ: almond butter

Sweeter tasting than peanut butter, the almond spread contains more bone-building magnesium and calcium as well as additional levels of the potent antioxidant vitamin E. There is also more monounsaturated fat, shown to improve cholesterol numbers, making almond butter a champion for heart health. When possible, select brands that only list one ingredient: almonds!

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