Pass The Butter ~ ~ ~ ~ This is interesting . . .
Margarine was originally manufactured to fatten turkeys. When it killed the turkeys, the people who had put all the money into the research wanted a payback so they put their heads together to figure out what to do with this product to get their money back.
It was a white substance with no food appeal so they added the yellow coloring and sold it to people to use in place of butter.
How do you like it?
They have come out with some clever new flavorings.
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
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
Butter has been around for centuries where margarine has been around for
less than 100 years.
And now, for Margarine...
Very high in transfatty acids.
Triple risk of coronary heart disease.
Increases total cholesterol and LDL(this is the bad cholesterol) and lowers
HDLcholesterol, (the good cholesterol)
Increases the risk of cancers up to five fold.
Lowers quality of breast milk.