[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?
Share this with your
friends… if you want to “butter
The most dangerous food is wedding cake. - American Saying
Laughter is brightest where food is best. - Irish Proverb
The best food is whatever fills the belly. - Arab Proverb
Queuing tips for fans: wrap up and bring food! - Niall Horan
Where love sets the table, food tastes at its best. - French 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
The food in Yugoslavia is fine if you like pork tartare. - Ed Begley Jr.
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
You are only master of food that you haven't yet eaten. - Tibet Proverb
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
I won't be impressed with technology until I can download food. - Unknown
Fang drops so much food on his ties we keep them in the refrigerator. - Phyllis Diller
If you are looking for a fly in your food, it means that you are full. - South Africa Proverb
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. - Charlie Brown
Short of screaming-hot Thai food, everything can be suitable for kids too. - Guy Fieri
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
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
The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later, you're hungry again. - George Miller
I need to tone up, as I eat a lot of fast food. I love Maccy D's, Subway and Domino's. - Amy Childs
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
Flour and butter, cream and sugar, words and images - all the ingredients for a rich, tasty story. - Rona Simmons
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
America is a country where half the money is spent buying food, and the other half is spent trying to lose weight. - Unknown
Sea spaghetti looks like dark fettuccine and has a similar texture - you can get it in health food stores or online. - Yotam Ottolenghi
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
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
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. - Edith Sitwell
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