Do you know the difference between margarine and butter?
This is from Karyn Hughes
-Both have the same amount of calories.
-Butter is slightly higher in saturated fats at 8 grams; compared to 5 grams for margarine.
-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.
-Very High in Trans fatty acids.
-Triples risk of coronary heart disease
-Increases total cholesterol and LDL (this is the bad cholesterol) and lowers HDL cholesterol, (the good cholesterol)
-Decreases immune response.
-Decreases insulin response.
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