WHY YOU SHOULD ONLY EAT ORGANIC PEANUT BUTTER
Non-organic peanut butters are high in pesticides as well as fungus. They contain aflatoxin, which is a potential carcinogen.
According to the USDA Pesticide Data Program, there are eight pesticides commonly found in traditional peanut butter. Because you won't be exposed to chemicals and other harmful substances, organic peanut butter is the better option.
To start with, organic peanut butter means that the peanuts were grown on a farm that limits the use of pesticides, especially synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. The farms must also work to promote healthy ecological balance and biodiversity. Additionally, all the other ingredients in the peanut butter must be organically grown to achieve that title, this can be especially important for some common additives like palm oil. Overall, organic farming methods are better for the planet and the environment.
Why is organic healthier?
According to the USDA Pesticide Data Program, there are 8 pesticides commonly found in traditional peanut butter. Because you won’t be exposed to chemicals and other harmful substances, organic peanut butter is the better option. It’s also good to know that organic PB farmers and manufacturers understand the environmental impact of making this food.
Organic peanut butter has numerous health benefits, among them:
- It’s an energy-dense, plant-based protein source.
- It contains all 20 amino acids.
- It’s low on the glycemic index scale
- It provides fiber, which will help you feel fuller longer and will feed the beneficial bacteria in your microbiome.
- It’s high in antioxidants.
- It’s a great source of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
- It’s not been exposed to pesticides and GMOs.
Some of our favorite organic peanut butters are:
Here at Super Pop we only use organic natural peanut butter, so you can feel good about what you are putting in your body!