[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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Zombies hate fast food. - Unknown
Health food makes me sick. - Calvin Trillin
Fine words do not produce food. - Nigeria Proverb
The French: Germans with good food. - Fran Lebowitz
Food tastes better when you wear it. - Erin Dealey
Laughter is brightest where food is best. - Irish Proverb
The best food is whatever fills the belly. - Arab Proverb
There is no love sincerer than the love of food. - George Bernard Shaw
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
Food, love, mother and career: the four basic guilt groups. - Cathy Guisewite
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
Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food. - Michael Levine
The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread. - Steven Wright
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. - Charlie Brown
The maxim that the "best is the cheapest" does not apply to food. - W.O. Atwater
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick - not wounded - dead. - Woody Allen
I need God's grace and something baked with peanut butter and chocolate. - Gloria Furman
What else is there to live for? Chinese food and women. There is nothing else! - Dudley Moore
On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners. - George Mikes
Ever notice that the hardness of the butter increases with the softness of the bread? - Unknown
An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed. - A.J. Liebling
Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get. - Robert Orben
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
Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada. - Paul Prudhomme
The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose. - Garrison Keillor
The automatic stabilizer is unemployment insurance, food stamps, additional coverage of Medicaid. - Franklin Raines
Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches awaiting Easter. - Fran Lebowitz
Marge, I'm going to miss you so much. And it's not just the sex. It's also the food preparation. - Homer Simpson
Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat. - Alex Levine
The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill. - Bryan Miller
I like simple food, seasoned with just salt, pepper, oil and vinegar. Complicated food and complicated lives are never good. - Sirio Maccioni
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
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
There is one longing almost as deep and imperious as the desire for food and sleep. It is the desire to be great. It is the desire to be important. - Dale Carnegie
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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