Some of the healthiest peanut butter brands include Teddie Old Fashioned All Natural, Smucker's Natural, Trader Joe's Organic and Whole Foods 365, according to eatingwell.com. The lack of hydrogenated oils and added sugar sets these brands apart from their counterparts, making them a healthier option.
As long as it has limited added sugars and fats, peanut butter can be a good source of protein, fiber and healthy fats. Many traditional peanut butters contain hydrogenated oils, which are a source of trans fat. Trans fat raises bad cholesterol levels and increases the risk of developing heart disease. Look for brands that contain only nuts.