Are you aware of the differences between margarine and butter? Read on to the
end...This gets very interesting!
Both have the same amount of calories.
Butter is slightly higher in saturated fats at 8 grams compared to 5
According to a recent Harvard Medical Study, eating margarine can increase
heart disease in women by 53% over eating the same amount of butter.
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!
Many people feel that butter tastes better than margarine and that it
enhances 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.
And here is the most disturbing fact....
HERE IS THE PART THAT IS VERY INTERESTING!
Margarine is but ONE MOLECULE away from being PLASTIC...
This fact alone is enough for most people to swear off margarine for
It is also a good idea to swear off of anything else that is hydrogenated
(this means hydrogen is added, changing the molecular structure of the
Try this experiment at home: Purchase a tub of margarine and leave it
in your garage or shaded area. Within a few days. Soon you will note
a couple of things: no flies, not even those pesky fruit flies will go
near it (that should tell you something).
Quiz: If you put a lump of margarine by an Ant hole, the ants will:
a) Ignore it. b) Bury it. c) Close up shop and move away.
Answer: B or C.
Margarine will not rot or smell differently, because not only does it
have no nutritional value, like plastic, it is dead. As a non organic,
margarine cannot be grown, only manufactured.
Like plastic, it takes 1000's of years to decompose even under perfect
conditions. Like plastic, nothing absolutely nothing will grow in it
or on it.
What does margarine do in the body? It adheres to our cells walls effectively
coating them. This prevents them from breaking down as nature or our
body intended. What does this actually mean?
Imagine that every cell
of your body has a life span of 20 minutes. Based on that, new cells
grow every 20 minutes to replace the newly dead cells. Imagine now, that,
something is introduced into the body that increases the life span of
your cells to 40 minutes! But new cells are still being generated every
Get the picture?
The result is, we are preserved. Our cell life is increased. If you
continue to draw this out, it spells weight gain, bizarre growths and
Snails pace metabolism leads to constipation. As you know constipation
leads to bloating which leads to stretch waist band pants, which equals
The next time you look in the mirror and see cellulite, just ask yourself "What
is cellulite made up of"? If you said unusable waste products,
you would be right.
Clearly, the way to eat butter is by eating Real Butter.
For those who just don't care, Tupperware melts well at 250 degrees,
smells bad, but is easy to spread on toast. Remember, smear your melted
Tupperware on your toast quickly before it can harden. Otherwise, you
will have a mini Frisbee.
What is the solution to those die-hards who say "But Butter is
too hard to spread and use," try using whipped Butter, which spreads
Or just eat Tupperware (or Rubbermaid, which ever cost less).