Saturday, October 11, 2008

Butter VS. Margarine

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
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 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.


Weng F. said...

sarap pa naman ng dalawang to,I use butter when I bake something.
buti nalang resourceful ka Fe,
This is a helpful topic.
thanks for sharing.

faye said...

thanks weng for reading,,,share din nila sakin yan so i shared it also here,.for info...

Foreign-Marriages said...

Hi Faye

Thanks for the information now i will switch to butter from margarine tama ba ako hehehee

sunny said...

i associate margarine to the popular margarine in PI, Star,wahehehe, ungpampatangkad,lol
and hot pandesal comes to my mind whenever i hear butter....

nice post!

Joops said...

yeah that's why we preferred using butter rather than margarine..

Cecile n' Matt said...

i prefer margarine than butter, too, slamat sa pag share, it is very helpful:-)

jHeLea said...

thanks for this post's very informative...I usually use butter than margarine....It's nice to know madaming nutritional value ang butter than margarine....

PJ said...

i use to use nothing but margarine, until i found out that it was only 1 molecule away from being plastic! i have switched to butter and will not ever eat plastic again.

Edelweiza said...

nice and interesting read! at present, i prefer butter over margarine anytime of the day... :)