I have been spreading this message for many years.
-----DO YOU KNOW...the difference between margarine and
butter? Read on to the end...gets very interesting!
Both have the same amount of calories.
Butter is slightly higher in saturated fats at 8 grams
compared to 5 grams.
Eating margarine can increase heart disease in women
by 53% over eating the same amount of butter,
according to a recent Harvard Medical Study.
Eating butter increases the absorption of many other
nutrients in other foods.
Butter has many nutritional benefits where margarine
has a few only because they are added!
Butter tastes much better than margarine and it can
enhance the flavors of other foods.
Butter has been around for centuries where margarine
has been around for less than 100 years.
And now, for Margarine...
Very high in trans fatty acids...
Triple risk of coronary heart disease.
Increases total cholesterol and LDL (this is the bad
cholesterol) Lowers HDL cholesterol, (the good
Increases the risk of cancers by up to five fold...
Lowers quality of breast milk...
Decreases immune response...
Decreases insulin response.
And here is the most disturbing fact....
HERE IS THE PART THAT IS VERY INTERESTING!
Margarine is but ONE MOLECULE away from being
This fact alone was enough to have me avoiding
margarine for life and anything else that is
hydrogenated (this means hydrogen is added, changing
the molecular structure of the substance).
You can try this yourself: purchase a tub of margarine
and leave it in your garage or shaded area. Within a
couple of days you will note a couple of things: no
flies, not even those pesky fruit flies will go near
it (that should tell you something) ... it does not
rot or smell differently..because it has no
nutritional value, nothing will grow on it...even
those teeny weeny microorganisms will not a find a
home to grow. Why?
Because it is nearly plastic. Would you melt your
Tupperware and spread that on your toast?
Share This With Your Friends.....(Butter them up!)
Sean Chan :D