The big difference is the trans fats. I'm quite surprised no one has mentioned that elephant in the room yet. Most regular peanut butter contains hyrogenated oil (ie: hidden trans fat), added sugar and salt.
Natural peanut butter contains roasted peanuts and I believe there are some salted varieties. But for the most part it's just peanuts. It also tastes way better, imo. I LOVE peanut butter and it has a super nutty taste compared to the "watered down" regular variety.
You also store them differently. Natural peanut butter must be refridgerated after opening, you can get a non-stir variety or one you have to stir. Just take it out of the fridge about 30 mins before you plan on using it or you can microwave it.
***edit: I reread your question. I originally thought you were asking the difference between regular peanut butter vs. natural peanut. So you can safely ignore my response. ;)
Edited by: JENNILACEY at: 3/29/2013 (13:06)
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