Margarine vs Butter


 Subject: Interesting!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
 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 cholesterol)  Increases the risk of cancers by up to        
 five fold... Lowers quality of breast  milk...                                     
 Decreases immune  response.                                                        
 Decreases insulin response.                                                                                                                                              
 HERE IS THE PART THAT IS VERY  INTERESTING!                                        
 Margarine is but ONE MOLECULE  away from being PLASTIC...This fact alone was       
 enough to have me avoiding  margarine for life and anything else that is           
 hydrogenated (this means hydrogen  is added to the molecular structure of the      
 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!)                                
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