[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 butter. How do you like it? They have come out with some clever new flavorings. Do you know the difference between margarine and butter? …]
Both butter & margarine have the same amount of calories.
Butter is slightly higher in saturated fats at 8 grams compared to 5 grams.
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
Butter tastes much better than margarine and it can enhance the flavors of other
Butter has been around for centuries where margarine has been around for less
than 100 years.
Eating margarine can increase heart disease in women by 53% over eating the same
amount of butter, according to a recent Harvard Medical Study.
Margarine is very high in trans fatty acids.
Margarine’s triple risk of coronary heart disease.
Margarine increases total cholesterol and LDL (‘bad’ cholesterol) and lowers HDL
cholesterol, (‘good’ cholesterol).
Margarine increases the risk of cancers up to five fold.
Margarine lowers quality of breast milk.
Margarine decreases immune response.
Margarine decreases insulin response.
Margarine is but ONE MOLECULE away from being PLASTIC – i.e. it’s “hydrogenated’
(meaning that hydrogen is added, changing the molecular structure of the
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
* 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?
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Fine words do not produce food. - Nigeria Proverb
Food tastes better when you wear it. - Erin Dealey
It's okay to play with your food. - Emeril Lagasse
Queuing tips for fans: wrap up and bring food! - Niall Horan
I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying - dead. - Oscar Wilde
Where love sets the table, food tastes at its best. - French Proverb
Bacon bits are like fairy dust of the food community. - Unknown
Food tastes best when you eat it with your own spoon. - Denmark Proverb
Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is. - Ireland Proverb
I cook with wine; sometimes I even add it to the food. - WC Fields
I just love Chinese food. My favorite dish is number 27. - Clement Attlee
Before eating, always take a little time to thank the food. - Arapaho Proverb
I got food poisoning today. I don't know when I'll use it. - Steven Wright
The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food. - Russia Proverb
I'm a bit of a gourmet chef. I love cooking - mostly Thai food. - Will Ferrell
Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food. - Michael Levine
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. - Charlie Brown
Your food is close to your stomach, but you must put it in your mouth first. - African Saying
What else is there to live for? Chinese food and women. There is nothing else! - Dudley Moore
Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can't even get into my own pants. - Unknown
I always thought that bagels and lox was my soul food, but it turns out it's sushi. - Sara Sheridan
If more of us cared about food and home above gold, this world would be a merrier place. - Bilbo Baggins
So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being. - Franz Kafka
The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later, you're hungry again. - George Miller
The automatic stabilizer is unemployment insurance, food stamps, additional coverage of Medicaid. - Franklin Raines
Chocolate symbolizes, as does no other food, luxury, comfort, sensuality, gratification, and love. - Karl Petzke
Number theorists are like lotus-eaters – having once tasted of this food they can never give it up. - Leopold Kronecker
Marge, I'm going to miss you so much. And it's not just the sex. It's also the food preparation. - Homer Simpson
A burrito is a delicious food item that breaks down all social barriers and leads to temporary spiritual enlightenment. - Lisi Harrison
The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill. - Bryan Miller
If another one of my Whole Food friends says my wife should have a home birth, I am going to punch all the soy on the planet. - Patton Oswalt
I like Pirate's Booty. Prunes and olives, too. I love hummus. I can eat that until I die. I tend to eat mostly organic food. - Queen Latifah
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. - WC Fields
I worked in a health food store once. A guy came in and asked me, "If I melt dry ice, can I take a bath without getting wet?" - Steven Wright
Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, good food and companionship.
She goes on Tuesdays, I go on Fridays. - Red Skelton
One of my biggest fears is that I'm going to die alone in my home, and my cats will eat me because I am too dead to open their food cans. - Kelli Jae Baeli
How is it that mercury is not safe for food additives and Over the Counter drug products, but it is safe in our vaccines and dental amalgams? - Dan Burton
I'll paddle board, swim in the ocean, roll in the sand, soak up the sun, eat good food, be with friends and family and go fishing with my dad. - Behati Prinsloo
The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it. - Edward I Kock
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