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Eat Butter, Not Margarine

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It IS good for you, in fact, dairy helps you break down other fat in the body.

Actually, avoid anything that has hydrogenated fat (transfats) stick to known and natural! emoticon

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  • NESTORNAN
    Check Snopes for the facts regarding margarine. It was not made to fatten turkeys. - by NESTORNAN
  • Jackfat, dairy contains calcium, which assists in breaking down of fat.. anyway, avoiding fat is good, but we do need a bit for shiny hair and healthy skin. Better that came from butter or nut oils than trans fats! :) - by ISHANI29
  • Open a tub of margarine and leave it open in your garage or shaded area. Within a couple of days you will notice 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 value ; nothing will grow on it. Even those teeny weeny micro-organisms 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? - by ISHANI29
  • Something I found today:
    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 colouring and sold it to people to use in place of butter. How do you like it? They have come out with some clever new flavourings....

    - by ISHANI29
  • While I agree that butter is much much better for your health than margarine, I do not agree on the reason that dairy fat breaks down other fat in the body. Also, I only eat dairy from grass-fed cows and other butter I consider much less desirable for health. Do you have some reference material for the dairy breaks down fat argument? I would love to read it! - by STARSOFJOY

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