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Nut Butter Sodium

Nut Butter

The only ingredient really needed to make peanut butter is peanuts. Yet, so many companies add sugar, palm and hydrogenated oils, and lots of salt to enhance the taste. An average 2 tablespoon serving of nut butter can have as many as 125 mg of sodium.  Get into the habit of buying a no sodium added nut butter or break out the food processor and make your own.

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