BUTTER vs. 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
How do you like it? They have come out with some clever new
KNOW...the differece between
Read on to the end...gets very interesting! Both have the
same amount of calories.
is slightly higher in saturated fats at 8 grams compared to 5
can increase heart disease in women by 53% over eating the same
according to a recent Harvard Medical Study. Eating
increases the absorption of many other nutrients in other foods.
has many nutritional benefits where
has a few only because they are added!
tastes much better than
and it can enhance the flavors of other foods.
has been around for centuries where
has been around for less than 100 years.
And now, for
is very high in trans fatty acids.
triples the risk of coronary heart disease.
increases total cholesterol and LDL (this is the bad cholesterol)
and lowers HDL cholesterol, (the good cholesterol)
increases the risk of cancers up to five fold.
lowers the quality of breast milk.
decreases immune response.
decreases insulin response.
And here's the
most disturbing fact.... HERE IS THE PART THAT IS VERY
is but ONE MOLECULE away from being PLASTIC...
fact alone was enough to have me avoiding
for life and anything else that is hydrogenated (this means
hydrogen is added, changing 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?
Medicine has been defined to be the art or science of amusing a
sick man with frivolous speculations about the disorder, and of
tampering ingeniously, till nature either kills or cures him.
The disease and its medicine are like two factions in a besieged
town; they tear one another to pieces, but both unite against
their common enemy, Nature.
Dr. Jerrrey DeBear