Amber Approved Magazine Spring 2017

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Many people are under the impression that peanuts are a healthy food to be consuming. When I dug deeper into this topic I discovered that peanuts have been changed and altered into a food that is no longer healthy for us, humans, to be consuming. I found out that there are three major problems with peanuts on the North American commercial market. And this doesn’t even touch on the fact that most commercial peanut butter on the market today is filled with a high percentage of white refined sugar, which can cause many health issues and contribute to poor health.

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