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If Our Bodies Could Talk

Is 'Natural' Peanut Butter Actually Better?

Jun 23, 2016 | 58 videos
Video by The Atlantic

The FDA has no exact definition for what can be considered “natural.” So what does it mean when a food has this written on the label? In this “Ask Jim” episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, senior editor James Hamblin answers an important viewer question. Read more about peanut butter and the definition of natural here.

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Authors: James Hamblin, Nicolas Pollock, Jaclyn Skurie

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Off-beat perspectives on health topics from Dr. James Hamblin.